Authors: AFTAB AHMAD, GAURAV ARYA, NAYANCI BANSAL, OLDRICH SYCHRA, ARUN KUMAR SAXENA
Abstract: The present report records the simultaneous occurrence of ischnoceran lice Columbicola phoenicopterae and Coloceras setosum on the Yellow-legged Green Pigeon in India. The prevalence, intensity of infestation, range of infestation, and nature of the antennal sensilla of these 2 species on 12 of these pigeons have also been recorded.
Keywords: Phthiraptera, Mallophaga, Ischnocera, Yellow-legged Green Pigeon lice, Coloceras, Columbicola
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