Haematopinus

noun
Hae·ma·to·pi·nus | \-tə-ˈpī-nəs \

Medical Definition of Haematopinus 

: a genus of sucking lice including the hog louse (H. suis), short-nosed cattle louse (H. eurysternus), and various other serious pests of domestic animals

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