Mallophaga

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Related to Chewing lice: scabies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Not only does it effectively break the flea life cycle stages (flea eggs, flea larvae, adult fleas) but it also stops existing chewing lice infestations," the company said in a statement.
Sentry Fiproguard Plus has the same active ingredients as Frontline Plus and includes fipronil and methoprene to protect against fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks and chewing lice.
Chewing lice may cause their hosts considerable irritation when present in large numbers and especially in situations in which it is difficult for the animals to groom themselves.
Knowledge of the biology of chewing lice that parasitise birds, first provided by the studies of Osborn (1890a, b), advanced greatly in the last century, through studies published by various researchers detailing aspects of the life cycle of diverse species (Martin, 1934; Wilson, 1934, 1939; Conci, 1952).
Cases of phoresy in the ischnoceran chewing lice (formerly Mallophaga partim), especially on flies of the families Hippoboscidae and Culicidae, have been well documented and appear to be relatively common occurrences (e.
Prevalence of sucking and chewing lice on cattle entering feedlots in southern Alberta.
chewing lice Dennyus hirundinis Lee and Clayton, 1995), while other free-living ectoparasites live in close association with hosts (e.