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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Tres especies de piojos picadores son reconocidas hasta hoy como parasitos de los bovinos en Argentina: Haematopinus eurysternus, Linognathus vituliy y Solenopotes capillatus, a los que se suma una cuarta especie masticadora: Bovicola bovis (1, 5).
The same may also apply to the slightly smaller Haematopinus eurysternus, as recorded by Allingham (1987).
canis of fleas; Haematopinus eurysternus, Damalinia bovis and Linognathus vituli of lice; Psoroptes bovis and Sarcoptes scabei of mites; and Stomoxys calcitrans of flies.