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Louse - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Phthiraptera - Tree of Life Web Project

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Introduction. Lice belong to the order Phthiraptera, and are the only truly parasitic group amongst the exopterygote insects. As permanent ectoparasites of most ...

Phthiraptera

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Mar 28, 2016 ... Phthiraptera. Parasitic Lice / Biting Lice / Sucking Lice. The name Phthiraptera is derived from the Greek "phthir" meaning lice and "aptera" ...

Introduction to the Phthiraptera

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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 ...

Phthiraptera.info

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Lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) are permanent, obligate ectoparasites of birds and mammals. Three of the suborders (Amblycera, Ischnocera and Rhynchophthirina ) ...

Biting and Sucking Lice (Order: Phthiraptera) - Amateur ...

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Information on Biting and Sucking Lice (Order: Phthiraptera). Lice are wingless ectoparasites. Ectoparasites are parasites that live on the outside of their host.

Phthiraptera - Taxonomy at Glasgow - University of Glasgow

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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 - Wiktionary

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Phthiraptera on Wikispecies. Commons-logo.svg Phthiraptera on Wikimedia Commons. Phthiraptera on Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Phthiraptera ...

louse | insect | Britannica.com

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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

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Phthiraptera: lice. Characteristics Lice are small, wingless insects that are parasites of birds and mammals. They are usually less than 10 millimetres in length ...