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

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To cite this page: The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Subsequently, mean indices decreased, reaching a plateau that persisted through weeks 14 and linoognathus p.

Dispersal of lice from the point of infestation withers was monitored by examination of known louse predilection sights.

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Linognathus vituli longnosed cattle louse Facebook. Subsequently, numbers of lice on the withers declined, while increasing at sites on the head. There was little movement away from the withers until 5 weeks p.


Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life. A few lice were noted on the dewlap and topline sites. Examination of individual host data showed louse populations could be categorized relative to the mean population size for the group.

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Linognatus antibody responses to crude nymph antigens, measured by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay ELISAwere generally evident within weeks of infestation. Mean louse indices increased during the initial weeks reaching maximum mean values at 8 weeks post-infestation p. Please see our brief essay. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Species Linognathus vituli longnosed cattle louse.