Mallophaga

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Noun1.Mallophaga - biting liceMallophaga - biting lice        
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
bird louse, biting louse, louse - wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds
genus Menopon, Menopon - chicken lice
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The lice species identified were the goat blood sucking lice, Linognathus stenopsis (Burmeister) (Anoplura: Linognathidae) and the chewing or biting lice, Damalinia (Holokartikos) crassipes (Mallophaga: Ischnocera), with chewing mouthparts (they do not actually bite) (See Figs.
However, mixed infestation with Bovicola caprae, the biting lice was found only in one case.