shaft louse

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Related to shaft louse: Menopon gallinae, Lipeurus caponis
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Noun1.shaft louse - a louse parasitic on poultryshaft louse - a louse parasitic on poultry  
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 chicken body louse and the shaft louse are the two species of lice most commonly found on poultry.