Trichodectes

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Trichodectes

(trik'ō-dek'tēz),
A genus of biting lice that includes the species Trichodectes canis (Trichodectes latus), the biting louse of dogs that commonly serves as an intermediate host for the dog tapeworm, Dipylidium caninum, as well as the species Trichodectes climax (Bovicola caprae), Trichodectes parumpilosus (B. equi), Trichodectes scalaris (B. bovis), and Trichodectes sphaerocephalus (B. ovis).
See also: Bovicola, Damalinia.
Synonym(s): Bovicola
[tricho- + G. dektēs, a beggar]

Trichodectes

(trĭk″ō-dĕk′tēz) [″ + dektes, biter]
A genus of lice that infests dogs and sheep. Some are the intermediate hosts of tapeworms.

Trichodectes

a genus of biting lice in the subfamily of Ischnocera.

Trichodectes canis
found on dogs.
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Trichodectes canis. By permission from Kummel BA, Color Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology, Mosby, 1989
Trichodectes equi
found on zebra and wild equids.
Trichodectes pinquis euarctidos
found on wild black bear.