Caption: Dog chewing louse (Heterodoxus spiniger). An ectoparasite on dogs. Biting lice have mouthparts that are designed for chewing, not sucking, and they can feed on hair or skin scales. Causes pediculosis. Often called the coyote or kangaroo louse.
Magnification*: x8
Type: SEM
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Keywords: 23074A,01.01.04,coyote louse,dog biting louse,dog chewing louse,dog louse,ectoparasite,Heterodoxus,insect,insects,invertebrate,invertebrates,kangaroo louse,lice,louse,Order Mallophaga,parasite,pediculosis,SEM