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 louse spends eight days in its egg, or nit, that had been laid on the host. Shearing markedly reduced density but increased the proportion of lice found on the neck, belly and lowleg sites. They do, however, lack the maxillae that are bovkcola to most insects that chew their food.
CitePeer Related Articles http: The life of the louse is hemimetabolousmeaning the young of the louse resemble the adult and have the same habitat, behavior, and diet. These lice are composed of three major body regions: During periods of high louse numbers boicola were generally greatest on the sides or the back. Facts about Cattle Chewing Louse Bovicola bovis. The average lifespan of B. Find all citations in this journal default.
The relative efficacy of 6 shower dip chemicals most frequently used for the treatment of sheep lice Bovicola ovis in Western Australia was examined. Or filter your current search. 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.
Inspections for lice were conducted until 9 months after dipping. This can happen for about two weeks until the louse becomes too old and soon after it loses fertility and the ability to lay eggs, it dies.
Because the louse is so prominent in North America, very much of the cattle are affected and must be carefully treated and looked after. Only a few rare cases have resulting in significant health effects to the cattle. 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.
This is part of the reason that these lice are able to survive and thrive off of the cattle.
Upon mating, the louse becomes fertilized and can lay eggs. These lice have spiracles located on the edges of each segment of the abdomen to allow the lice to breathe.
It is most abundant in North America because of the amounts of cattle present. Lice Bovine diseases Insects of North America. Bovicola bovis Linnaeus The products of the cattle are also of lower bovicla than they would be without presence of the louse.
Views Read Edit View history. Maturation from hatching to adulthood takes about two to three weeks.
Read Article at publisher’s site. These antennae commonly have three segments.
Once the louse is mature, it begins to look for a mate. Gene Ontology GO Terms. On average, these lice can span from mm in length as adults.
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.
Bovicola bovis — WikiVet en. The effects of B. At most times of the year inspections for sheep lice should be concentrated on the sides and back, but in recently shorn sheep greater attention should be paid to the lower neck and ventral regions.
In the second year, half of the ewes were mated and lice were counted at 26 body sites on the resulting lambs. The main reason that these two industries are the ones affected is that the louse causes reduction in weight gain and milk production. They also have clubbed, filiform antennae that extend out the sides of their heads. No lice were found on sheep treated with the 4 emulsifiable concentrate products.
Veterinary Parasitology [01 Mar81 4: This fungus is used to prevent the louse from multiplying to levels that cause major health problems. Retrieved from ” https: Languages Polski Edit links. This form of parasitism is minimally invasive and ensures the host and its parasite can bovjcola. The presence of the louse can also result in reduced milk production and poor weight gain.
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