The distribution of lice (Phthiraptera) on poultry (Gallus domesticus)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1991
Authors:M. C. Trivedi, Rawat, B. S., Saxena, A. Kumar
Journal:International Journal for Parasitology
Pagination:247 - 249
Date Published:1991
Keywords:Amblycera, avian, Gallus, goniocotes, Goniodes, Ischnocera, lice, lipeurus, Mallophaga, Menacanthus, menopon, Phthiraptera, poultry

The distribution of three amblyceran (Menacanthus stramineus, Menacanthus cornutus, Menopon gallinae) and five ischnoceran species (Lipeurus lawrensis tropicalis, Lipeurus caponis, Goniocotes gallinae, Goniodes gigas, Goniodes dissimilis) on poultry was determined. The preferred sites of these species on the host body were recorded.

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