Myrsidea dacostai

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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
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Ordo: Psocodea
Subordo: Troctomorpha
Infraordo: Nanopsocetae
Subinfraordinal group: Phthiraptera
Superfamily group: Amblycera

Familia: Menoponidae
Genus: Myrsidea
Species: Myrsidea dacostai


Myrsidea dacostai R.D.Price , K.P.Johnson & R.C.Dalgleish, 2008

Type locality: Peru, 50 km SE Iquitos, Explor Ama Camp, Rio Yanamoto.

Holotype: USNM. male. 20.June.1989. Dalgleish at all.


This species is named for Jeff DaCosta, Marjorie Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in recognition of his assistance in collecting the lice used in this study and for his work on bird systematics.


  • Price, Roger D.; Johnson, Kevin P. & Dalgleish, Robert C., 2008, Zootaxa 1819: 55–62 [1]