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Phthiraptera (NL) > Trinoton sp.
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Posted on 08-07-2023 12:03
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Found yesterday. It was walking on my clothes during a boot trip from Hompelvoet, Gerevelingen.
5 mm.


Gr. Dick
blaauw7 attached the following image:

Edited by blaauw7 on 09-07-2023 16:28
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blaauw7 attached the following image:

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I think it is a Trinoton sp., a genus of Amblycera with relatively large body and small wing-like structures on pronotum (I think it can be seen especially on the lower picture). Parasites of Anseriformes, 7 species in Europe according to
Edited by Jan Maca on 08-07-2023 12:57
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Posted on 09-07-2023 14:14
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Thanks Jan! Must be Trinoton sp.
Now i have to find someone who is willing to identify the species.

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