Heterodoxus spiniger (Enderlein, ) on domestic dogs (Canis familiaris, L. ) from the city of Recife, Pernambuco State, Brazil. Heterodoxus spiniger Enderlein, G. Usage: valid. Reference: Anopluren ( Siphunculaten) und Mallophagen 79 – Authors: Enderlein, G. Number: 2. Pages. Trop Biomed. Jun;29(2) The dog louse Heterodoxus spiniger from stray cats in Penang, Malaysia. Norhidayu S(1), Mohd Zain SN, Jeffery J, Lewis.

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The sclerotized sperm-transfer organ, the aedeagus, distinguishes males. Synapomorphy of the Bilateria. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Menopon gallinae Heteroddoxus infests chickens, turkeys and ducks on their breast and thigh feathers. Journal of Medical Entomology6: This combination of pathological effects often greatly reduces productivity of a flock.

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Antennae have 4 or 5 segments, but they are less visible than in the ischnoceran lice because they occupy an antennal groove in the head. Menacanthus stramineus Chicken body-louse infests chickens, other poultry species, aviary and game birds.

This includes Greenland, the Canadian Arctic islands, and all of the North American heterodoxuus far south as the highlands of central Mexico. They cause irritation, pruritus, restlessness, repetitive grooming, debility, and reduced productivity.


The dog louse Heterodoxus spiniger from stray cats in Penang, Malaysia.

All lice in the order Mallophaga can be characterized by the presence of mandibles for chewing. No information is available on how these lice communicate with one another. Distribution and seasonal dynamics of a tick, a louse fly, and a louse infesting dogs in the Nile hheterodoxus and delta of Egypt.

The host relations of the Boopiidae. To cite this page: It feeds only on the feathers and these lice can be seen in rows clasping a feather shaft [8].

This louse heterodkxus an intermediate host of the tapeworm of dogs, Dipylidium caninum. On the ventral surface of the head a pair of backward directed spines is usually visible.

The dog louse Heterodoxus spiniger from stray cats in Penang, Malaysia.

The claws of the legs do not articulate onto a distinct tibial claw as often seen in the sucking lice. The ancestor hetsrodoxus H.

A revision of the Australian Boopidae Insecta: While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and hetegodoxus that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. Dipetalonema reconditum Grassi, from the dog with a note on xpiniger development in the flea, Ctenocephalides felisand the louse, Heterodoxus spiniger.


Bovicola bovis Red or chewing-louse of cattle infests cattle on their neck, shoulders, back and rump. Appendix 2 to Keler, S.

Parasitic Insects, Mites and Ticks: Genera of Medical and Veterinary Importance/Chewing lice

All other species in the heterodoxys Heterodoxus are parasites of kangaroos and wallabies in Australia and New Guinea. The ischnoceran lice that infest domestic animals are in two families. The Philopteridae infest birds: A large change in the shape or structure of an animal that happens as the animal grows.

Butterflies have complete metamorphosis, grasshoppers have incomplete metamorphosis. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Parasitic Insects, Mites and Ticks: This occurs despite the superficial feeding of these lice [1]. This species may need to be distinguished from Trichodectes canis on dogs in spinigeg where both species of chewing lice occur.