Apterygon dumosum


Taxonavigation: Amblycera 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Ordo: Psocodea
Subordo: Troctomorpha
Infraordo: Nanopsocetae
Subinfraordinal group: Phthiraptera
Superfamily group: Amblycera

Familia: Menoponidae
Genus: Apterygon
Species: Apterygon dumosum


  • Apterygon dumosum Tandan, 1972
    • Authority for placement: original
    • Gender: changeable (-us, -um, -a)
    • Original genus: Apterygon Clay, 1961
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: [adult] female
      • Repository: NZAC, as 'Entomology Division, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Nelson'
    • Type host: Apteryx australis lawryi
    • Type locality: 'Stewart Is., New Zealand' [NEW ZEALAND SI]
    • ZooBank: D82EC441-2E15-41E6-9EF3-95685548113F


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Heath, A.C.G. 2010: A review of ectoparasites of Apteryx spp. (kiwi) in New Zealand, with new host records, and the biology of Ixodes anatis (Acari: Ixodidae). Tuhinga: records of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 21: 147–159. ISSN: 1173-4337