new records of species of saemundssonia (insecta: phthiraptera: philopteridae) infesting breeding terns in the arabian peninsula, with notes on their phylogeny and ecology.six species of terns, which breed on the arabian peninsula, were examined for head chewing lice of the genus saemundssonia in four different islands around the coasts of saudi arabia, both in the red sea and in the arabian gulf. four louse species were collected: saemundssonia laticaudata, saemundssonia melanocephalus, saemundssonia meridiana and saemundssonia sternae, of which three are recorded for the first time from this region. also, we record three new host-louse associations for the world ...201525924793
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