Heterodoxus spiniger (Enderlein, ) on domestic dogs (Canis familiaris, L. ) from the city of Recife, Pernambuco State, Brazil. Heterodoxus spiniger Enderlein, G. Usage: valid. Reference: Anopluren ( Siphunculaten) und Mallophagen 79 – Authors: Enderlein, G. Number: 2. Pages. Trop Biomed. Jun;29(2) The dog louse Heterodoxus spiniger from stray cats in Penang, Malaysia. Norhidayu S(1), Mohd Zain SN, Jeffery J, Lewis.

Author: JoJogore Mazumuro
Country: United Arab Emirates
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 28 July 2006
Pages: 474
PDF File Size: 6.99 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.75 Mb
ISBN: 785-1-70582-451-1
Downloads: 70779
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kagul

Usually these lice are amber to black in color Roberts and Janovy, Such infestations lead to the hair-coat having hegerodoxus lousy appearance: Amin and Madbouly, ; Price and Graham, Biogeographic Regions nearctic native oriental native ethiopian native neotropical native australian native Habitat Heterodoxus spiniger inhabits the skin of domestic dogs Canis lupus familiaris and a few other canids, notably the side-striped and golden jackels Canis adustus and Canis aureus in Africa, and the coyote Canis latransred wolf Canis rufus and spinigeer fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus in North America.

The lice may penetrate the blood vessels at base of feathers, leading to anemia.

The dog louse Heterodoxus spiniger from stray cats in Penang, Malaysia.

Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. The egg hatches, and goes through three nymphal instars including molts in between the stages that resemble the adults, but are smaller and slightly paler in color.

Dipetalonema reconditum Grassi, from spinige dog with a note sppiniger its development in the flea, Ctenocephalides felisand the louse, Heterodoxus spiniger. A large change in the shape or structure of an animal that happens as the animal grows.


Heterodoxus spiniger | Dog louse, the enemy of your dog´s ha… | Vexthorm | Flickr

Irritation and pruritus leads to restless self-grooming. Vegetation is made up mostly of grasses, the height and species diversity of which depend largely on the amount of moisture available. In other words, India and southeast Asia. Heavy infestations produce irritation and biting-stress, leading to restlessness and much self-grooming.

It is usually found at the very proximal end of the hair shaft, close to the skin, often in the posterior dorsal region of the body Price and Graham, ; Roberts and Janovy, Palps are absent at the mouthparts. This division is clearest on the dorsal surface.

Heterodoxus spiniger is no exception. Heterodoxus spiniger is an obligate ectoparasite of canids. While not directly affecting humans, as a parasite of domestic dogs, H.

Heterodoxus spiniger was originally identified in Australia on the wallaby, but typically infests only canines. Female lice provide nutrients to their eggs before they are laid; then the females abandon them.

Heterodoxus spiniger spends most of its life on one host, but can move from host to host as needed. Trichodectes canis Dog chewing-louse infests domestic dogs on their head, neck and tail.

ADW: Heterodoxus spiniger: INFORMATION

Extensive savannas are found in parts of subtropical and tropical Africa and South America, and in Australia. This louse is an intermediate host for the tapeworm of dogs, Dipylidium caninum.


It has spread to tropical and sub-tropical regions of the Americas, and to Africa. Colless, ; Price and Graham, ; von Keler, Key Behaviors parasite motile Communication and Perception Lice have short antennae, which splniger presumably used for chemoreception as well as for “feeling” their way around. In other languages Add links. This page was last edited on 24 Septemberat Phthiropterawith notes on the Trimenoponidae.

Nearctic living in the Nearctic biogeographic province, the northern part of the New World. Heavy infestations in young birds may heterodoxuss highly damaging but this louse is rarely a severe pest to adult birds. It also infests wild canids. Like other members of the family Boopiidaethese lice have two claws on each pretarsus, unlike species in the Ischnoceran family Trichodectidae which may parasitize domestic animals. Accessed May 9, psiniger http: They feed heterododus chewing, using ventral mandibles like teeth.

Menacanthus stramineus Chicken body-louse infests chickens, other poultry species, aviary and game birds. Antennae have 4 or 5 segments, but they are less visible than in heterdoxus ischnoceran lice because they occupy an antennal groove in the head. Informal report to the th meeting of the Helminthological society of Washington, May 17, The host relations of the Boopiidae.