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
The tail-switch louse of cattle, Haematopinus quadripertusus Fahrenholz.
Infestacion de bovinos con Haematopinus quadripertusus en Yucatan, Mexico.
Infestation by Haematopinus quadripertusus on cattle in Sao Domingos do Capim, state of Para, Brazil.