ectoparasites of guinea fowl (numida meleagris galeata pallas) and local domestic chicken (gallus gallus) in southern guinea savanna, nigeria.the ectoparasites of poultry in a southern guinea savanna zone were investigated by the examination of guinea fowl and local domestic chickens in the range and guinea fowl under intensive management. the prevalent ectoparasites of range guinea fowl and local chickens include seven species of lice menacanthus stramineus, menopon gallinae, goniodes gigas, goniocotes gallinae, lipeurus caponis, numidilipeurus tropicalis, damalinia bovis; three mites bdellonyssus bursa, megninia cubitalis, dermanyss ...19883195043
lice of farm animals in libya.this first report on the lice of farm animals in libya lists a total of fifteen species, as follows: haematopinus quadripertusus and linognathus vituli from cattle, bovicola ovis, linognathus pedalis, l. africanus and l. ovillus from sheep, l. stenopsis, l. africanus and bovicola caprae from goats. poultry harboured lipeurus caponis, l. heterographus, menacanthus stramineus, menopon gallinae, goniocotes gallinae, goniodes gigas and g. dissimilis.19938481530
chewing lice (phthiraptera) on chickens (gallus gallus) from small backyard flocks in the eastern part of the czech hundred and sixty chickens (gallus gallus) from 31 small, private backyard flocks in the eastern part of the czech republic were examined for chewing lice (phthiraptera: amblycera, ischnocera). at least one species of chewing lice was found on every bird examined. seven species of chewing lice were identified in all; they had the following prevalences and mean intensities: goniocotes gallinae (100%; 110 lice), menopon gallinae (88%; 50), menacanthus stramineus (48%; 17), lipeurus caponis (35 ...200818280661
[species, dynamics and population composition of phthirapteran in free-range chickens (gallus gallus l.) in são luis island, state of maranhão].the objective of this work was to identify the phthirapteran species, to determine the prevalence according to the anatomical region of the body and to know the dynamics and composition of the population of these ectoparasites in free-range chicken in são luis island, state of maranhão. inspection was performed in 40 chickens and feathers were collected from the head, neck, wing, thigh, dorsal and ventral regions and cloacae. the phthirapteran species identified were: menopon gallinae l., menaca ...200818641896
phthiraptera (arthropoda, insecta) in gallus gallus from isolated and mixed backyard rearing systems.the objectives were to identify the species of chewing lice (mallophaga) at different body sites in chickens (gallus gallus), in isolated and mixed rearing systems, and to determine the dynamics and structure of the louse populations collected. the prevalences were 100 and 35% for chickens in the isolated and mixed systems, respectively. the species recorded were: menopon gallinae, menacanthus stramineus, goniodes gigas, goniocotes gallinae and lipeurus caponis. the chickens in the isolated syst ...201121439226
population expansion of the poultry fluff louse, goniocotes gallinae (de geer, 1778) (ischnocera, phthiraptera).a study was undertaken to determine the rate of population expansion of an ischnoceran phthiraptera, goniocotes gallinae (infesting the domestic fowl, gallus gallus domesticus), on the basis of in vitro and in vivo studies. data obtained from in vitro rearing were utilized to construct the life history of the louse. the values of the gross reproductive rate (12.49 female eggs/female), net reproductive rate (8.31 female eggs/female), mean length of generation (36.91 days), precise generation time ...200717867830
connections between poultry biting lice and microflora.microorganisms were found in about 300 mallophaga ( menopon gallinae, eomenacanthus stramineus , goniocotes gallinae) and 11 host hens. the majority of isolated bacteria was determined as grampositive cocci. the microflora found on the surface of and inside the mallophaga as well as in the samples of hen's skin did not exhibit significant qualitative differences. the internal microflora in mallophaga appeared qualitatively a little poorer than the external. breeding of bacteria from interior tis ...19846721248
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