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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2002 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 7 | Page No.: 789-791
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2002.789.791
 
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Biometrical Studies of Ectoparasite Bovicola ovis Schrank (1781) (Phthiraptera-Insecta) in Sheep of Balochistan, Pakistan

Muhammed Zakir and Asim Iqbal

Abstract:
A total of 237 adult lice from sheep were collected. A detailed description of principal parts of the body with taxonomic features and morphological variations of the male and female imago of the species are performed. Fourteen biometrical characters including head length, head width, thorax length, thorax width, abdomen length, abdomen width, length of foreleg, mid leg and hind leg are presented. Coloured photographs of important taxonomic characters were taken by photographic microscope. The study confirms the presence of B. ovis in Balochistan, Pakistan.
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Muhammed Zakir and Asim Iqbal, 2002. Biometrical Studies of Ectoparasite Bovicola ovis Schrank (1781) (Phthiraptera-Insecta) in Sheep of Balochistan, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 5: 789-791.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2002.789.791

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2002.789.791

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