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What are the two orders for lice and how are they differentiated
- Their morphology and habits
This order contains sucking lice, larger, more pathogenic, slower moving
This order contains biting, chewing lice, smaller, mouth with mandible like parts.
Lice hatch into tiny replicas of the adults this is called
Most lice are host specific, if they are off the host then they will die. What is the exception of this rule
Pediculus corporis the "human body louse" they cling to clothing.
Term for an infestation of lice
When people are unable to change clothes or bath, lice can transmit this
What are the colors for
What are the common lice for these species in the order Mallophaga
Dogs, coyotes, wolves
cats, bobcats, large cats
- Trichodectes canis
- Heterodoxus spiniger
- Felicola subrostrata
- Damalinia equine
What is the common lice for dogs, foxes, coyotes, rabbits, ferrets, wolves, and cats in the order Anoplura
What are nicknames for lice eggs