Lice of farm animals in Libya.

Original article


Gabaj MM, Beesley WN, Awan MA.

Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, U.K.

Med Vet Entomol. 1993 Apr;7(2):138-40.


This first report on the lice of farm animals in Libya lists a total of fifteen species, as follows: Haematopinus quadripertusus and Linognathus vituli from cattle, Bovicola ovis, Linognathus pedalis, L. africanus and L. ovillus from sheep, L. stenopsis, L. africanus and Bovicola caprae from goats. Poultry harboured Lipeurus caponis, L. heterographus, Menacanthus stramineus, Menopon gallinae, Goniocotes gallinae, Goniodes gigas and G. dissimilis.

Keywords: Lice of farm animals in Libya.