Checklist of lice (Order Phthiraptera, Class Hexapoda, Phylum Arthropoda, Kingdom Animalia)
that have been reported from Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 10 February 2011)


Below is a working checklist of Mount Desert Island's lice. Please send corrections and updates to info@vfthomas.com. Photographs are welcome. Thank you.



Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Source (full citation given after this table)
Menoponidae Menopon abnorme Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon alaskense Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon biseratum Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon carduelis Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon colaptis Durrant ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon crocatum Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon expansum Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon gallinae L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon hirsutum Carr. & Shull. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon interruptus Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon leucoxanthum Nietz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon longicephalum Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon pachypus Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon pallidum Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon pustulatum Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon ridibundum Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon stramineum Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Menopon tridens Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum dolium Rudow. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum flavescens Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum fuscipes Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum haliaeti Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum lari Pack. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum laticeps Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum nyctarde Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum ochraceum Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum ocularis Carr. & Shull. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum piceum Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum pustulosum Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 58.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum quadrimaculatum Carr. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum subaequale Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum subpachygaster Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum subpustulatum Carr. & Shull. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Colpocephalum turbinatum Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea americana Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea crassipes Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea cucullaris Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea dissimilis Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea gonophaea Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea imcerta Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea interrupta Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea melanorum Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea major Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Myrsidea subaequalis Lyonet ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Tetrophthalmus incompositus Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Dennyus dubius Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Dennyus truncatus Olfers ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Trinoton lituratum Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Trinoton minus Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Trinoton querquedulae L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Pseudomenopon pacificum Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59.)
Menoponidae Pseudomenopon tridens ? ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 59., "Record of capture lost")
Laemobothriidae Laemobothrion nigrum Burmeister ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Laemobothriidae Laemobothrion tinnunculi L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Laemobothriidae Laemobothrion titan Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis angulatus Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis arcuatus Kell. & Mann. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis frenatus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis hastatus Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis leptosomus Carr. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis lineatus Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis merulae Durrant ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis picturatus Carr. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Ricinidae Ricinis titoracicus Pack. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes bovis L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes canis DeGeer ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes castoris Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes equi L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes mephitidis Pack. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes ovis L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes parallelus Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes quadraticeps Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes subrostratus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Trichodectidae Trichodectes vulpis Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Philopteridae Goniodes damicornis Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Philopteridae Goniodes tetraonis L. ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 60.)
Philopteridae Goniocotes bidentatus Scop. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Goniocotes gigas Tasch. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Goniocotes hologaster Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Lipeurus caponis L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Lipeurus heterographus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus agelaii Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus alienus Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus auritus Scop. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus bisetosus Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus bubonis Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus buteonis Pack. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus calvus Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus ceblebrachys Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus colymbinus Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus corvi Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus cursor Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus dentatus Scop. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus distinctus Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus evagans Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus fuscoventralis Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus fusiformis Drury ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus gonothorax Giebel. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus graviceps Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus halieti Osb. ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus incisus Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus jugens Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus major Waterston. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus malanocephalus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 61.)
Philopteridae Philopterus merguli Denny ? town?: Procter (1946, p. 61., "Two lots from lower end of Island")
Philopteridae Philopterus migratorii Peters ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus mirinotatus Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus monachus Kell. & Paine ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus naevius Giebel. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus nudipes Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus platysomus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus procax Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus pustulosus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus quadraticeps Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus quiscali Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus reguli Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus rostratus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus sialis Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus subflavescens Geof. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus superciliosus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus symii Pack. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus taurocephalus Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus temporalus Giebel. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Philopterus transpositus Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella actophila Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella alcae Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella amblys Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella americana Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella bicolor Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella brachythorax Giebel. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella cedorum Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella complexiva Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella cyclothorax Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella discocephala Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella domestica Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 62.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella eustigma Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella furvus Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella fusca Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella gulosa Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella illustris Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella latirostris Burmeister ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella limbata Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella longa Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella magnocephala Carr. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella marginatula Harr. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella nebulosa Burmeister ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella oculata Rudow. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella opaca Kell. & Chap. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella ornata Grube ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella ornatissima Giebel. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella orphea Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella pallidula Harr. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella praestans Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella punctata Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella rava Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella rotundata Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella secondaria Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella simplex Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella straminea Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella tyranna Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Degeeriella vulgata Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Rallicola advena Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Rallicola cuspidata Scop. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Ornithobius goniopleurus Denny ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Ornithobius mathisii Neumann ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 63.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum anseris L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum ardea L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum botauri Osb. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum columbiae L. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum crassicorne Scop. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum infuscatum Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum longicorne Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum luridum Nitz ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum macrocephalum Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum mergi-serrati DeGeer ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Esthiopterum thoracicum Piaget ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Philopteridae Giebelia mirabilis Kell. ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 64.)
Haematopinidae Polyplax spinulosa Burmeister ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 65.)
Haematopinidae Linognathus piliferus Burmeister ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 65.)
Haematopinidae Haemodipsus ventricosus Denn[e?]y ? no town given: Procter (1946, p. 65.)
Haematopinidae Haematopinus sciuropteri [see note 1 below] Burmeister ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 65.)
Pediculidae Pediculus humanis ssp. humanis L. ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 66.)
Phthiridae Phthirus pubis L. ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 66.)


Note:
   1. Procter (1946) added a question mark after this entry.

Source:
   Procter, William. 1946. Biological Survey of the Mount Desert Region, Part VII. Philadelphia: Wistar Institute.