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Solenopotes capillatus

Pronunciation: so'le-no-po'tez kap'i-la'tus

Definition: A sucking louse of cattle, called the little blue cattle louse in the U.S. and the tubercle-bearing louse in Australia.

[G. solen, pipe, + potos, a drinking]

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