Lice of farm animals in Libya

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1993
Authors:M. M. Gabaj, Beesley, W. N., Awan, M. A.
Journal:Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Pagination:138 - 140
Date Published:1993
Keywords:animals, Animals, Domestic, Camels, cattle, chicken, classification, goats, horses, Libya, lice, parasitology, sheep

This first report on the lice of farm animals in Libya lists a total of fifteen species, as follows: Haematopinus quadripertusus and Linognathus vituli from cattle, Bovicola ovis, Linognathus pedalis, L. africanus and L. ovillus from sheep, L. stenopsis, L. africanus and Bovicola caprae from goats. Poultry harboured Lipeurus caponis, L. heterographus, Menacanthus stramineus, Menopon gallinae, Goniocotes gallinae, Goniodes gigas and G. dissimilis.

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