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Mallophaga (Chewing Lice) occurring on the domestic Chicken.

  title={Mallophaga (Chewing Lice) occurring on the domestic Chicken.},
  author={Kary C. Emerson},
  journal={Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society},
  • K. Emerson
  • Published 1956
  • Biology
  • Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
More species of Mallophaga (Chewing Lice) may be found on the do mestic chicken than any other known fowl. Some of these appear to be normal parasites since they are found on the wild chickens of Southeast Asia. The remainder appear to have been derived from other hosts and are now well established on the chicken. The large number of species of lice, since some are closely related, has made identification difficult for those not primarily interested in the taxon omy of the group. Although… 

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