Flashcards in Lice And Ticks Deck (61)
What family do the biting live belong to?
What do Mallophaga lice look like?
Rounded head, six legs, three body parts
What is the dog biting louse?
What does trichodectes cause? 3
Irritation dermatitis rough hair coat
Trichodectes is the intermediate host for what?
What are live eggs called!
Where are trichodectes found?
On the surface
How can you diagnose trichodectes?
Examine hair coat
How do you control tricjodectes?
Apply topical insecticide for three weeks and treat multiple times
What is the family called for sucking lice?
How long do sucking lice live?
What is the dog sucking louse?
What does linognathus setosus cause? 4
Irritation, dermatitis, rough hair coat anemia
How do you diagnose linognathus setosus?
Examine coat for adults nymphs or eggs
How do you control linognathus setosus?
Apply topical insecticide
What will happen on the first host of a three host tick?
Rick will go from larva to nymph
What will happen on the second host of a three host tick
Tick will go from nymph to adult
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
What host will have nymphs?
What host will have nymphs and adults?
What host will have adults, engorged femals, and eggs?
What does acanuasis mean?
Mite and tick infestations that are not host specific and may have 1-3 hosts
What are hard ticks called?
What are soft ticks called?
What is the hard shell on a tick called?
What sex engorged with Ixodidae ticks?
What sex enforces with soft ticks?
What is the brown dog tick called?
What does the town dog tick cause? 3
Irritation, anemia, Rick paralysis