Flashcards in Cat and dog lice Deck (17)
What are the 2 suborders of lice?
Mallophaga - biting/chewing
Anoplura - blood sucking
What doe lice infestation usually indicate?
What 3 lice can be found on cats/dogs?
Are trichodectes canis biting or sucking lice? What is their morphology?
Round, triangular head
Dark markings on abdomen like bee
What stage of development do trichodectes canis not have? How long is their entire life cycle?
For what dogs is Trichodectes canis harmful?
Where on the body are Trichodectes canis found?
Hair base of head
What are the symptoms of Trichodectes canis pediculosis?
Intensing itching, scratching, biting
Picking at skin
What tapeworm can Trichodectes canis cause?
How long do Trichodectes canis survive without host?
Linognathus setosus is a less common louse. Is it chewing or sucking? What is the morpohlogy?
Small head, huge body!
What type of louse is Felicola subrostatus?
Felicola subrostatus pediculosis can be due to...
What are the symptoms of Felicola subtrostatus?
Dull ruffled coat on face and pinnae
What is the distinguishing feature of Felicola subrostatus?
Triangular, very pointy head
What can be used to control lice in cats/dogs?