Taxon profile


Sturnidoecus sturni (Schrank, 1776)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Phthiraptera »  family Philopteridae »  genus Sturnidoecus

Scientific synonyms

Docophorus leontodon Nitzsch, 1818
Docophorus ostralegi Denny, 1842
Pediculus sturni Schrank, 1776
Sturnidoecus ostralegi (Denny, 1842)


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Intertaxon relationships

host: Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 - European Starling

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sturnidoecus sturni (Schrank, 1776)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [280060]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Sturnidoecus sturni (Schrank, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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