Menopon(redirected from Menopon gallinae)
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A genus of biting lice (family Menoponidae, order Mallophaga) found on birds; it includes important pests that infect domestic fowl, such as Menopon gallinae (Menopon pallidum), the shaft louse of poultry, a light yellow louse about 1.7 to 2.0 mm long, found on barnyard fowl, ducks, and pigeons.
a genus of bird lice in the suborder Amblycera.
the 'shaft louse' of fowl, ducks and pigeons.
a chicken louse found to harbor the virus of equine encephalomyelitis.
found on peacocks.