Hoplopleura oryzomydis

Hoplopleura oryzomydis is a sucking louse that is known from the southern United States, Nicaragua, Panama, and Venezuela. It is known from several oryzomyine rodents: the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris), O. couesi, Handleyomys alfaroi, Transandinomys talamancae, Melanomys caliginosus, and Sigmodontomys alfari.[1]

Hoplopleura oryzomydis
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H. oryzomydis
Binomial name
Hoplopleura oryzomydis
Pratt and Lane, 1951

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Durden and Musser, 1994, p. 31

Literature citedEdit

  • Durden, Lance A.; Musser, Guy G. (January 19, 1994). "The sucking lice (Insecta, Anoplura) of the world: a taxonomic checklist with records of mammalian hosts and geographical distributions". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (218): 1–90. hdl:2246/825.