genus Menopon

genus Menopon
noun
chicken lice
Syn: ↑Menopon
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Mallophaga, ↑order Mallophaga
Member Meronyms: ↑chicken louse, ↑shaft louse, ↑Menopon palladum, ↑Menopon gallinae

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  • Menopon — noun chicken lice • Syn: ↑genus Menopon • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mallophaga, ↑order Mallophaga • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Menopon gallinae — noun a louse parasitic on poultry • Syn: ↑chicken louse, ↑shaft louse, ↑Menopon palladum • Hypernyms: ↑bird louse, ↑biting louse, ↑louse • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Menopon palladum — noun a louse parasitic on poultry • Syn: ↑chicken louse, ↑shaft louse, ↑Menopon gallinae • Hypernyms: ↑bird louse, ↑biting louse, ↑louse • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Menopon — A genus of biting lice (family Menoponidae, order Mallophaga) found on birds; it includes important pests that infect domestic fowl, such as M. gallinae (M. pallidum), the shaft louse of poultry, a light yellow louse about 1.7 to 2.0 …   Medical dictionary

  • arthropod genus — noun a genus of arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangium, ↑genus Phalangium, ↑Chelifer, ↑genus Chelifer, ↑Mastigoproctus, ↑genus Mastigoproctus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaft louse — noun a louse parasitic on poultry • Syn: ↑chicken louse, ↑Menopon palladum, ↑Menopon gallinae • Hypernyms: ↑bird louse, ↑biting louse, ↑louse • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chicken louse — noun a louse parasitic on poultry • Syn: ↑shaft louse, ↑Menopon palladum, ↑Menopon gallinae • Hypernyms: ↑bird louse, ↑biting louse, ↑louse • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mallophaga — noun biting lice • Syn: ↑order Mallophaga • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Mallophaga — noun biting lice • Syn: ↑Mallophaga • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaft louse — n a biting louse of the genus Menopon (M. gallinae) that commonly infests domestic fowls …   Medical dictionary

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