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What family do the biting live belong to?

Mallophaga

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What do Mallophaga lice look like?

Rounded head, six legs, three body parts

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What is the dog biting louse?

Trichodectes canis

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What does trichodectes cause? 3

Irritation dermatitis rough hair coat

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Trichodectes is the intermediate host for what?

Dipylidium caninum

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What are live eggs called!

Nitts

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Where are trichodectes found?

On the surface

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How can you diagnose trichodectes?

Examine hair coat

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How do you control tricjodectes?

Apply topical insecticide for three weeks and treat multiple times

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What is the family called for sucking lice?

Anoplura

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How long do sucking lice live?

Four weeks

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What is the dog sucking louse?

Linognathus setosus

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What does linognathus setosus cause? 4

Irritation, dermatitis, rough hair coat anemia

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How do you diagnose linognathus setosus?

Examine coat for adults nymphs or eggs

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How do you control linognathus setosus?

Apply topical insecticide

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What will happen on the first host of a three host tick?

Rick will go from larva to nymph

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What will happen on the second host of a three host tick

Tick will go from nymph to adult

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What will happen on the third host of a three host tick?

Adult will engorge and lay eggs, larva will move to a new host

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What host will have nymphs?

1

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What host will have nymphs and adults?

2

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What host will have adults, engorged femals, and eggs?

Host 3

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What does acanuasis mean?

Mite and tick infestations that are not host specific and may have 1-3 hosts

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What are hard ticks called?

Ixodidae

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What are soft ticks called?

Argasidae

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What is the hard shell on a tick called?

Scutum

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What sex engorged with Ixodidae ticks?

Female

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What sex enforces with soft ticks?

Both

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What is the brown dog tick called?

Rhipicephalus sanguineas

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What does the town dog tick cause? 3

Irritation, anemia, Rick paralysis

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How do you diagnose the brown dog tick?

Finding tick on skin/hair coat