Species which are pathogenic to cattle include:
- Bovicola bovis
The fungal Metarhizium anisopliae has shown effective at reducing winter burdens of this parasite in experimental studies on cattle.
- Okursoy S et al (2007) Treatment of Linognathus vituli and Bovicola bovis infestations of calves with cypermethrin. Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31(3):212-214
- White WH et al (2007) Therapeutic and persistent efficacy of spinosad applied as a pour-on or a topical spray against natural infestations of chewing and sucking lice on cattle. Vet Parasitol 143(3-4):329-336
- Briggs LL et al (2006) Control of the cattle louse Bovicola bovis with the fungal pathogen Metarhizium anisopliae. Vet Parasitol 142(3-4):344-349