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Ctenophthalmus (Ctenophthalmus) capriciosus bychowskyi Vysotskaya, 1968

Collection number:


Original label left:

Ctenophthalmus capriciosus bychovskyi V. ♂ Тип det: S. Vysotskaya

Original label right:

802 4096 Microtus nivalis Zacarpathia 29.VIII.59 1900N/91 coll. Vysotskaya

Collection place:

Ukraine, Rakhiv Raion, Chornohora



Altitude, m:


Zoogeographical region:

European province


Vysotskaya S.O., 29.08.1959

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Number of specimens in collection unit:




Ontogenetic stage:


Host organism:

Chionomys nivalis Martins, 1842

Host sex:

not known

Host age:

not identified


Canada balsam

Specimen presence:

in collection

Related publications, remarks:

Vysotskaya S.O. A new species of the genus flea Ctenophthalmus of the Eastern Carpathians . Parasitology , 1968 , vol. 2 , no. 4, p. 344-346 .
M a t e r a l and : ♂ ( holotype ) and 1 ♂, 4 ( paratypes ) new species are stored in a collection Laboratory of Parasitology of the Zoological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR , Leningrad. The species is named in honor of Acad . Bykhovskii.

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Taxonomical identifications of specimen

Ctenophthalmus (Ctenophthalmus) capriciosus bychowskyi Vysotskaya, 1968 — Vysotskaya S., 1968 (Accepted)