Haematopinus


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Haematopinus

(hē'mă-tō-pī'nŭs),
An important genus of sucking lice (family Haematopinidae) affecting swine and other domestic and wild animals; it is normally nonpathogenic. Haematopinus asini affects horses, mules, and asses; Haematopinus eurysternus and Haematopinus quadripertusus, cattle; and Haematopinus suis, swine.
[G. haima, blood, + L. pinus, pine tree]
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El examen de los piojos adultos permitio establecer que se trataba de ejemplares de Haematopinus quadripertusus Fahrenholz 1916 (Figuras 5 y 6), conocidos vulgarmente como piojo de la cola de los bovinos, region anatomica en la cual prevalecian al momento de ser colectados
Finalmente, en 1974 Meleney y Kim revisaron las especies de Haematopinus de los vacunos, redescribiendo a H.
Infestacion y distribucion de Haematopinus tuberculatus en bubalinos de Sao Luis, Estado do Maranhao, Brasil.
Lice (Haematopinus suis (L.)) (Anoplura: Haematopinidae) Infestation of swine from southwestern Mississippi J.MS Acad.
Four records from Durden (1990) are of Muscidae, namely: Mitzmain (1912): Haematopinus tuberculatus (Burmeister) (as H.
canis of fleas; Haematopinus eurysternus, Damalinia bovis and Linognathus vituli of lice; Psoroptes bovis and Sarcoptes scabei of mites; and Stomoxys calcitrans of flies.
There are two kinds of lice: biting lice (Damalinia), which feed on skin and hair, and sucking lice (Haematopinus), which pierce the skin and suck blood and tissue fluids (Figure 15-7).
The pig louse, Haematopinus suis, is a large blood sucking parasite commonly seen around the neck and ears.
One species of lice, Haematopinus suis, occurs in pigs.
Hall (1993) reported that the major external parasite attacking hogs in Missouri was the hog louse; Haematopinus suis (L.)(Anoplura: Haematopinidae).