A note on the natural population levels of short nosed cattle louse, Linognathus vituli (Linne, 1758)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1990
Authors:B. S. Rawat, Saxena A. Kumar
Journal:Rivista di Parassitologia
Pagination:183 - 188
Date Published:1990

The natural population levels of short-nosed cattle louse, Linognathus vituli, on three cattles belonging to Dehradun (India) were assessed by hair parting method, during different months of the year 1989. Infestation indices were found significantly higher during winter days. The distribution of lice on host body and the reasons relating to population variation are also discussed.

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