long-nosed cattle louse

long-nosed cattle louse
: a widely distributed sucking louse (Linognathus vituli) that feeds on cattle

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • long-nosed cattle louse — lȯŋ nōzd n a widely distributed sucking louse of the genus Linognathus (L. vituli) that feeds on cattle * * * Linognathus vituli …   Medical dictionary

  • cattle louse — n a louse infesting cattle see LONG NOSED CATTLE LOUSE, SHORT NOSED CATTLE LOUSE …   Medical dictionary

  • cattle louse — noun : a louse infesting cattle see cattle red louse, long nosed cattle louse, short nosed cattle louse …   Useful english dictionary

  • sucking louse — n. LOUSE (n. 1a) * * * Any of more than 400 species (suborder Anoplura, order Phthiraptera) of small, wingless, flat ectoparasitic insects found worldwide. They have piercing and sucking mouthparts for extracting their food of mammals blood and… …   Universalium

  • Linognathus — A genus of sucking lice (order Anoplura, family Linognathidae) that includes the species L. africanus, the African blue louse of sheep and goats; L. ovillus, the sheep body louse; L. pedalis, the foot louse of sheep; L. setosus …   Medical dictionary

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