louse fly


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Louse fly, Ceratophylus columbae and Haemoproteus columbae were significantly also higher in adults pigeon than in nestling (p<0.05).
In this study we collected ectoparasites included of feather lice (Lipeurus, Menopen gallinae), pigeon fleas (Ceratophyllus columbae) and Louse fly. Radfar et al (2011) reported 4 species of ectoparasites included Pseudolynchia canariensis, Columbicola columbae, Menopen galline and Laminosioptes cysticola from east of Iran.
infection Overall Percentage Adults Nestling n % n % Helminths Raillietina spp 21 12.5 5 6.09 10.4 Syngamus trachea 19 11.3 2 2.43 8.4 Capllaria spp 15 8.92 0 0 6 Ascaridia colombae 18 10.71 3 3.65 8.4 Ectoparasites Lipeurus spp 6 3.57 2 2.43 3.2 Louse fly 19 11.3 11 13.41 12 Ceratophylus columbae 18 10.71 8 9.75 10.4 Menopen gallinae 21 12.5 17 20.73 15.2 protozoan Haemoproteus columbae 42 25 10 12.19 20.8 Trichomonas gallinae 38 22.6 29 35.36 26.8 Cryptosporidium spp 3 1.78 0 0 1.2 Eimeria spp 23 13.96 31 37.8 21.6 Total parasites 243 118
The outbreak occurred in the midst of a louse fly (Icosta americana, family Hippoboscidae) infestation.
If this parasite can transmit WNV, the overall high exposure rates seen at the Owl Foundation would be explained in light of the louse fly infestation.