Louse (plural: lice) is the common name for members of the order Phthiraptera,
which contains nearly 5,000 species of wingless insect. Lice are obligate ...
Introduction. Lice belong to the order Phthiraptera, and are the only truly parasitic
group amongst the exopterygote insects. As permanent ectoparasites of most ...
Mar 28, 2016 ... Phthiraptera. Parasitic Lice / Biting Lice / Sucking Lice. The name Phthiraptera is
derived from the Greek "phthir" meaning lice and "aptera" ...
The Phthiraptera are the lice; this one, the human head louse Pediculus capitis,
was drawn in the seventeenth century by the early microscopist and scientist ...
Lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) are permanent, obligate ectoparasites of birds and
mammals. Three of the suborders (Amblycera, Ischnocera and Rhynchophthirina
Information on Biting and Sucking Lice (Order: Phthiraptera). Lice are wingless
ectoparasites. Ectoparasites are parasites that live on the outside of their host.
Lice belong to the order Phthiraptera, and are the only truly parasitic group
amongst the exopterygote insects. As permanent ectoparasites of most birds and
Phthiraptera on Wikispecies. Commons-logo.svg Phthiraptera on Wikimedia
Commons. Phthiraptera on Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
Apr 1, 2010 ... Louse (order Phthiraptera), any of a group of small wingless parasitic insects
divisible into two main groups: the Amblycera and Ischnocera, ...
Phthiraptera: lice. Characteristics Lice are small, wingless insects that are
parasites of birds and mammals. They are usually less than 10 millimetres in