Two new species of chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Gyropidae) from high-elevation Peruvian rodents are described and illustrated: Gliricola cutkompi from Cuscomys ashaninka Emmons (Abrocomidae) and G. brooksae from Dactylomys peruanus (J. A. Allen) (Echimyidae). The specimen of Cuscomys ashaninka that yielded the series of G. cutkompi also was the source of the type series of the previously described Abrocomophaga emmonsae Price and Timm. This finding reconfirms that single individual caviomorph rodents may harbor 2 different genera of lice of the family Gyropidae.
Price, R. D. and R. M. Timm. 2002. Two new species of the chewing louse genus Gliricola Mjöberg (Phthiraptera: Gyropidae) from Peruvian rodents. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104(4):863–867.
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