Apterygon mirum

Apterygon mirum

TaxonavigationEdit

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: 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 mirum

NameEdit

  • Apterygon mirum Clay, 1961
    • Authority for placement: objective (type species)
    • Gender: changeable (-us, -um, -a)
    • Original genus: Apterygon Clay, 1961
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: [adult] male
      • Repository: BMNH 'slide no. 655' (with allotype female)
    • Type host: Apteryx mantelli, as Apteryx australis mantelli
    • Type locality: 'Opotiki, Bay of Penty, New Zealand' [NEW ZEALAND BP]
    • ZooBank: 8299F5CF-BDE4-4769-AAFB-D4290A5F30C1

ReferencesEdit

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
  • Tandan, B.K. 1972: The species of Apterygon (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Amblycera) parasitic on kiwis (Apteryx). New Zealand journal of science 15: 52-69. full article on BUGZ Reference page.  [see p. 65, and figs. 3, 19, 31-42]