Bovicola

Bovicola

(bō-vik'ō-lă),
A genus of biting lice now named Damalinia.Synonym(s): Trichodectes
See: Damalinia.

Bovicola

a genus of lice of the superfamily Ischnocera. Also called damalinia. Includes B. painei (goat).
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Although infestations by the biting louse Bovicola ovis do not cause the loss of body condition associated with sheep scab, they do cause considerable wool loss and make housed sheep very restless," explains Schering-Plough Animal Health livestock veterinary adviser Paul Williams.