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There are more than 40 species worldwide. But massive infestations can substantially reduce performance and reproduction.

Lice in this group are similar in feeding habits to the ischnoceran lice because they feed with chewing mouthparts. It does not lipeurux blood, but feeds on skin and feather debris. It prefers to stay close to the skin or at the base of the feathers. Paraneoptera infraclass [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ].

Trichodectes canis Dog chewing-louse infests domestic dogs on their head, neck and tail. Irritation, pruritus, and restlessness cause loss of production. Cuclotogaster heterographathe head louseis about 2. Click here if you are interested in medicinal plants for controlling lice and other external parasites of poultry, other livestock and pets.

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

They are found mainly in and around the feathers, especially at their base, and on the body surface. Animalia kingdom [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Arthropoda phylum [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Insecta capohis [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Phthiraptera order [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Mallophaga suborder [ more like this term ] [ lipeurux 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 capois ] Lipeurus caponis species [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ] Data from source Catalogue of Life [ Classifications ] [ Top ] last update: Young birds are particularly harmed by these lice; infestations can build up rapidly, leaving lipeufus birds weak and even killing them.

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Phthiraptera order [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ]. Pterygota [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ].

Taxonomy Details: Lipeurus caponis

It also feeds mainly on feather debris. This occurs despite the superficial feeding of these lice [1]. Irritation and pruritus leads to restless self-grooming. These lice feed on feathers and underlying skin over most parts of their host’s main body.

There are no repellentsnatural or synthetic that will keep lice away from poultry. Control of Flies Biol. The Philopteridae infest birds: Therefore spreading of lice within a bird flock is mainly driven by crowding that favors close contacts. Pathological effects are only likely if the host is already in poor condition from other parasites or malnutrition.

ADW: Lipeurus caponis: CLASSIFICATION

Infestations are particularly dense on the breast, thighs, and around the vent. The first priority to avoid outbreaks of lice on poultry houses is to prevent the introduction of lice from outsidesince wild birds can transmit most lice species. Mandibulata [ more like this term ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ]. It feeds mainly on feather debris, but is capable of sucking blood.

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It only feeds on parts of the feathers, but so intensively, that is also called the depluming louse. Taxon Term is the data value of either a classification term “Animalia” or classification metadata such as name authors. Capohis have 4 or 5 segments, but they are less visible than in the ischnoceran lice because they occupy an antennal groove in the head. JavaScript is turned lipeurue in your web browser.

Lipeurus caponisthe wing louseis 2. Such infestations lead to the hair-coat having a lousy appearance: Amblyceran lice mostly parasitize birds, but also are found on marsupial mammals, and mammals in the Americas.

Genera of Medical and Veterinary Importance. Mallophaga suborder [ more like this lipeuruss ] [ including rank ] [ from this source ]. They are hemimetabolic, i. This species may need to be distinguished from Heterodoxus spiniger on dogs in countries where both species of chewing lice occur.

Columbicola columbaethe slender pigeon louseis 2.

The lifecycle takes 3 to 5 weeks to complete, depending on the species. Data Providers Report a bug or request support View lupeurus mobile site.

However, at the therapeutic dose they are unlikely to control poutry lice.