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Table 5

Hosts and distribution of lice in the orders Mallophaga and Anoplura.

Order/suborder/family Valid name References Host
Mallophaga, Ischnocera, Philopteridae Goniodes gigas (Taschenberg, 1879) (=Goniocotes gigas Taschenberg, 1879) [34] Poultry
Mallophaga, Ischnocera, Trichodectidae Bovicola bovis (Linnaeus, 1758) (= Damalinia bovis Linnaeus, 1758) [14] Cattle
Mallophaga, Ischnocera, Trichodectidae Bovicola ovis (Schrank, 1781) (=Damalinia ovis (Schrank, 1781) [14] Sheep
Mallophaga, Ischnocera, Trichodectidae Bovicola caprae (Gurlt, 1843) (=Damalinia caprae (Gurlt, 1843) [14] Goat
Mallophaga, Ischnocera, Philopteridae Chelopistes meleagridis (Linnaeus, 1758) (= Goniodes meleagridis (Linnaeus, 1758) [14, 34] Poultry
Mallophaga, Amblycera, Menoponidae Menacanthus stramineus Nitzsch, 1818 [42] Poultry
Mallophaga, Ischnocera, Philopteridae Lipeurus caponis Linnaeus, 1758 [42] Poultry
Mallophaga, Amblycera, Menoponidae Menopon gallinae Linnaeus, 1758 [42] Poultry
Mallophaga, Ischnocera, Philopteridae Goniocotes gallinae de Geer, 1778  [38] Poultry
Anoplura, Haematopinidae Haematopinus eurysternus Nitzsch, 1818 [42, 47] Cattle
Anoplura, Linognathidae Solenopotes capillatus Enderlein, 1904 [42] Cattle
Anoplura, Linognathidae Linognathus vituli Linnaeus, 1758 [42] Cattle
Anoplura, Linognathidae Linognathus africanus Kellogg & Paine, 1911 [47] Goat

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