Bovicola (Bovicola) ovis Schrank, F.v.P.. Usage: valid. Authors: Schrank, F.v.P.. Reference Title: Enumeratio insectorum Austriae indigenorum. Reference Work. A, Bovicola ovis of sheep; B, Bovicola bovis of cattle; C, Heterodoxus spiniger of dog; D, Linognathus vituli of cattle; E, Solenopotes capillatus of cattle; F. This study investigated the period of survival of Bovicola ovis after removal from sheep under varying conditions and assessed the likelihood of.

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The average lifespan of B. Implications of the observed distributions of lice for the efficacy of chemical treatments are discussed.

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All treatments were applied through a shower dip Sunbeam model SSD. The common places on the cattle that the louse can be found are the head, neck, back, and the rear bovickla. Without the host providing both food and shelter, the louse would die.

Only a few rare cases have resulting in significant health effects to the cattle. The louse spends eight days in its egg, or nit, that had been laid on the host. The eggs hatch and the cycle repeats.

Less fluid was retained by wool staples in an in-vitro test when dip wash was made with the wettable powders. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The head of these lice is a dark red color while the rest of the body is yellowish-white. Either your web browser doesn’t support Javascript or it is currently turned off.

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Articles with ‘species’ microformats. The two major industries that B. They are dorso-ventrally flattened for ease of travel through the hairs of the host. Polypay ewes had higher densities of lice than Columbias at most inspections but there was little effect of infestation point or mating on either numbers or the distribution of lice.


This page blvicola last edited on 16 Februaryat The licking from the cattle and the presence of the louse both cause these health problems to occur.

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The louse goes through three nymph instars before becoming fully mature. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. No lice were found on sheep treated with the 4 emulsifiable concentrate products.

The relative efficacy of ovjs shower dip chemicals most frequently used for the treatment of sheep lice Bovicola ovis in Western Australia was examined.

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In more extreme cases, anemia can result from the presence of the louse. Lice Bovine diseases Insects of North America. The degree to which the fleece was wetted was assessed 20 minutes after dipping and showed that the wettable powder dips penetrated the fleece less than the emulsifiable concentrate dips. Find all citations in this journal default.

Comparisons of lice per part with the numbers of lice extracted from clipped patches indicated that a sheep with wool bearing area of 1 m2 and a mean count of one louse per 10 cm fleece parting carried approximately lice.

Groups of 20 sheep infested with lice were treated with products containing either alphamethrin, cyhalothrin, diazinon or diazinon plus piperonyl butoxide and rotenone, formulated as emulsifiable concentrates, and with products containing either coumaphos or magnesium fluorosilicate, formulated as wettable powders.

The life of the louse is hemimetabolousmeaning the young of the louse resemble the adult and have the same habitat, behavior, and diet.

Densities on the head were also high at times and peaked later than overall louse densities. Whilst on the host, the louse feeds upon the hair, skin, and secretions that are present. Bovicola bovis Scientific classification Kingdom: There are no known cases of the louse transmitting any kind of disease causing agent.


It was concluded that the degree of wetting attained at dipping was an important factor in achieving eradication of sheep lice.

These lice are obligate parasites, meaning they require the host to survive.

This fungus is used to prevent the louse from multiplying to levels that cause major health problems. These lice chew on their hosts, which means that they have mandibles for feeding. This is part ivis the reason that these lice are able to survive and thrive off of the cattle. Facts about Cattle Chewing Louse Bovicola bovis. The abdomen has dark transverse bands that run horizontally across each segment along with sparse amounts of setae hair-like structures.

The presence of the louse can also result in reduced milk production and poor weight gain. CitePeer Related Articles http: Because the louse is so prominent in North America, very much of the cattle are affected and must be carefully treated and looked after.

These lice are composed of three major body regions: Or filter your current search.

The distribution of lice on the lambs was similar to that on the ewes except that fewer lice were found on the head. Bovicola bovis Linnaeus Languages Polski Edit links.