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Lipeurus caponis (Linnaeus 1758) - (chicken wing louse, depluming louse)
This species of chewing lice is widely distributed and infests poultry. The lice are mainly found on the wings and feed on the feathers. Heavy infestation can lead to loss of feathers (depluming louse).
One generation takes about 1 month. The fully grown louse is slender, brownish and around 2-2½ mm long.
|• Deutsch:||Flügellaus des Huhns|
|• English:||chicken wing louse
|• Français:||mallophage de la poule|