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Young birds are particularly harmed by these lice; infestations can build up rapidly, leaving the birds weak and even killing them. It feeds mainly on feather debris, but is capable of sucking blood. Lipeurus genus [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ]. It is rather large 2. Paraneoptera infraclass [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ]. Animalia kingdom [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Arthropoda phylum [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Insecta class [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Phthiraptera order [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Philopteridae family [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Lipeurus genus [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Lipeurus caponis species [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Data from source GBIF Backbone Taxonomy [ Classifications ] [ Top ] last update: This page was last edited on 24 Septemberat If available, follow more specific national or regional recommendations or regulations for poultry lice control.
Mouthparts are supplemented with a pair of palps next to the chewing mandibles.
Control caponiw Flies Biol. The ischnoceran lice that infest domestic animals are in two families. It lives mostly on the skin of birds, seldom on the feathers, and prefers body parts with few feathers, e. The three segments of the thorax are fused together, and the boundaries between them are indistinct. They may even injure themselves. The second measure is to llipeurus dissemination of lice between poultry housesif one of them becomes infested.
All lice species that affect poultry and most domestic birds belong to the group of Mallophaga or bird lice. Lice bites are irritating: Adult females lay eggs nits at the base of the feathers’ shafts.
Heterodoxus spiniger has also been reported infesting domestic cats but where the cats were close to heavily infested dogs . Opisthokonta [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ]. Bilateria [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ]. This species may need to be distinguished from Heterodoxus spiniger on dogs in countries where both species of chewing lice occur. Bovicola bovis feeding activity can cause damage to the appearance of processed hides.
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3. Lipeurus caponis (Linnaeus)
Lice are usually a problem only on poultry kept under traditional conditions, especially on layers. Cuclotogaster heterographathe head louseis about 2. Pathological effects are only likely if the host is already in poor condition from other parasites or malnutrition. Nests of wild birds in or around the facilities have to be destroyed.
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Parasitic Insects, Mites and Ticks: Genera of Medical and Veterinary Importance/Chewing lice
Lice infestations are usually called pediculosis. These mandibles also are used to grip onto hairs or feathers, and there is a groove in the ventral surface of the head to fit hairs or feather shafts. Philopteridae family [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ]. Goniocotes gallinae Fluff-louse commonly infests poultry, lipeeurus the down feathers over most of the body.
Dipping is less frequent but will work as well. It has spread to tropical and sub-tropical regions of the Americas, and to Africa. It only feeds on parts of the feathers, but so intensively, that is also called the depluming louse. In most cases infested liperus carry lice of several species simultaneously.
They have strong chewing mouthparts and feed on feather and skin debris as well as on body exudates. This species may need to be distinguished from Trichodectes canis on dogs in countries where both species of chewing lice occur.