|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2020|
|Authors:||A. Ahmad, Gupta, N., Saxena, A. Kumar, G,|
|Journal:||International Journal of Advanced Research|
|Pagination:||435 - 438|
|Keywords:||canis familiaris, Insecta|
Out of the two species of biting lice known to parasitize the dog, Canis familiaris, one species, Heterodoxus spiniger (Enderlein, 1909) has been collected for first time from aforesaid host in Ganjam district of Odisha. All the collected specimens contained red contents compatible with host blood in their crops. The morphological features of H. spiniger have been noted with the help of LM as well as SEM.