Trichopleuris

Trichopleuris

(trik'ō-plū'ris),
A genus of biting lice that infest ruminants, for example, Trichopleuris lipeuroides and Trichopleuris parallelus in American deer; considered by some to be a subgenus of Damalinia.
[tricho- + G. pleura, rib, side]