Heterodoxus spiniger

Het·er·o·dox·us spi·ni·ger

(het'ĕr-ō-dok'sŭs spī'ni-gĕr),
A biting louse of the dog, sometimes called the kangaroo louse.

Heterodoxus

a genus of lice in the superfamily Amblycera, primarily parasitic on kangaroos.

Heterodoxus longitarsus
a louse of kangaroos.
Heterodoxus macropus
found on kangaroos and wallabies.
Heterodoxus spiniger
parasitizes dogs.
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