Pardusco Nephelornis oneilli

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Angelo P. Capparella and Christopher C. Witt

Demography and Populations

Body Parasites

The only parasite reported for Nephelornis oneilli is a species of bird tick, Ixodes auritulus (Gonzalez-Acuna et al. 2005). This tick species, possibly a species group, is widespread from Central America to southern South America, and parasitize birds belonging to eight different orders.

Recommended Citation

Capparella, A. P. and C. C. Witt (2009). Pardusco (Nephelornis oneilli), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.