Anoplura


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Anoplura

[‚an·ə′plu̇r·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The sucking lice, a small group of mammalian ectoparasites usually considered to constitute an order in the class Insecta.
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This represents only the tenth record of phoresy of Anoplura by Diptera and the fifth record by Muscidae.
The Anoplura and Mallophaga of North American mammals.
Lista referencial de los Anoplura y Mallophaga (Insecta) conocidos como parasitos de mamiferos en la Argentina.
it would have to refer to a bloodsucking louse of the family anoplura that is covered with downy hair.
Biting lice belong to the order Mallophaga; the sucking or true lice belong to the order Anoplura.