The Canadian Entomologist


New Species and Subspecies of Anomiopsyllus Baker From Mexico (Siphonaptera: Hystrichopsyllidae)

George P. Hollanda1

a1 Entomology Research Institute, Research Branch, Canada Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, Ontario


Three new species of Anomiopsyllus Baker, A. martini, A. durangoensis, and A. sinuatus, are described from the State of Durango, and a new subspecies, A. hiemalis mexicanus, from the State of Chihuahua, Mexico. Host-relationships and distribution of the Nearctic genera of Anomiopsyllinae are summarized, and a key to males of the twelve known species and subspecies of Anomiopsyllus is provided.

(Received March 16 1965)