Definition of Shaft louse

1. Noun. A louse parasitic on poultry.

Exact synonyms: Chicken Louse, Menopon Gallinae, Menopon Palladum
Generic synonyms: Bird Louse, Biting Louse, Louse
Group relationships: Genus Menopon, Menopon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shaft Louse

shadrachs
shads
shaduf
shadufs
shady
shaffle
shaffled
shaffles
shaffling
shaffron
shaffrons
shafranovskite
shaft bow
shaft horsepower
shaft louse (current term)
shaft of femur
shaft of fibula
shaft of humerus
shaft of light
shaft of radius
shaft of tibia
shaft of ulna
shafted
shafter
shafters
shaftin'
shafting
shaftings
shaftless

Literary usage of Shaft louse

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1. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"This has been observed in the shaft louse of chickens. ... The shaft louse usually rests along the shaft of the feathers but can run freely on the skin, ..."

2. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The shaft louse t This species is smaller than the body louse and is sometimes called the small body louse although it is found on the feathers rather than ..."

3. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The shaft louse f This species is smaller than the body louse and is sometimes called the small body louse although it is found on the feathers rather than ..."

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