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Bird Lice

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Brueelia cyclothorax kluzi

This bird louse is found on Chaffinches.


Menacanthus eurysternus

This bird louse is found on Blackbirds, Song Thrushes, Chaffinches and Greenfinches.


Myrsidea thoracica

This louse is found on Blackbirds.


Philopterus fortunatus

This bird louse is found on Chaffinches.


Philopterus modularis

This bird louse is found on Dunnocks


Philopterus turdi

This bird louse is found on Blackbirds