First record of chewing lice Brueelia pyrrhularum Eichler, 1954 (Ischnocera: Philopteridae) on an Eurasian bullfinch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula L in Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan

2021 Biogeography  
A deceased male adult Eurasian bullfinch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula, was collected in March 2017 from Kushiro Natural Red-crowned Crane Reserve, Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan. In the post-mortem examination, three adult chewing lice were obtained from the body surface. The present specimens were identified as Brueelia pyrrhularum Eichler, 1954 by morphological measurements and characteristics. This is the first record of B. pyrrhularum from Japan.
doi:10.11358/biogeo.23.22 fatcat:dxrjh2adgzcl3gcgtsshv4h3aa