A New Species of Suricatoecus (Mallophaga: Trichodectidae) from the Western Cusimanse, Crossarchus Obscurus (Carnivora: Viverridae)

K. C. Emerson, Roger D. Price

Abstract


The new species, Suricatoecus occidentalis, is described and illustrated from specimens taken off Crossarchus obscurus F. Cuvier (Carnivora: Viverridae) from the Ivory Coast and Nigeria. A key to the species in the Suricatoecus helogale group is provided.

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