Vet Rec. Jul 8;(2) Effects of the sucking louse (Linognathus vituli) on the grooming behaviour of housed calves. Weeks CA(1), Nicol CJ, Titchener. Vet Parasitol. Sep 26;(3) Linognathus vituli (Anoplura: Linognathidae): population growth, dispersal and development of humoral immune. General morphology of sucking lice: Wingless, dorso-ventrally flattened insects. Head: Relatively narrow, pointed front with thin sucking mouthparts, long lateral.

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The Animal Diversity Web online. Subsequently, numbers of lice on the withers declined, while increasing at sites on the head.

Antibody profiles of linognathsu individuals were not as clearly categorized, although the ‘resistant’ animals were only positive for short periods of time, roughly corresponding to the time when lice were observed.


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Mean louse indices increased during the initial weeks reaching maximum mean values at 8 weeks post-infestation p. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. Dispersal of lice from the point of infestation withers was monitored by examination of known louse predilection sights. There was little movement away from the withers until 5 weeks p. Examination of individual host data showed louse populations could be categorized relative to the mean population size for the group.

A few lice were noted on the dewlap and topline sites. Linognathus vituli longnosed cattle louse Facebook.

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Host antibody responses to crude nymph antigens, measured by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay ELISAwere generally evident within weeks of infestation. Subsequently, mean indices decreased, reaching a plateau that persisted through weeks 14 and 15 p.


Effects of the sucking louse (Linognathus vituli) on the grooming behaviour of housed calves.

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