Anoplura


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Noun1.Anoplura - sucking liceAnoplura - sucking lice        
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
louse, sucking louse - wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
family Pediculidae, Pediculidae - true lice: human lice and related forms
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capitis, the head louse, is an insect of the order Anoplura and is an ectoparasite thats only host is humans.
A rich assemblage of parasites, including Acari, Anoplura, and Siphonaptera has been recorded from Brazilian individuals (Barros-Battesti et al.
Dentro de los insectos, los piojos pertenecen al Phylum Arthropoda, clase Insecta, subclase Pterigota, orden Phithiraptera (piojos), que a su vez se divide en dos subordenes: Anoplura o <<chupadores>> y Mallophaga o <<masticadores>> (Cortina y Jones, 2006).
Kim & Ludwig (1978) enfrentaron una situacion similar al efectuar la revision de Anoplura en su clasificacion supragenerica, este problema fue particularmente evidente al tratar de definir la familia Hoplopleuridae, en la cual se definian con mas claridad las subfamilias que la familia como tal.
At least nine species occur on whitetails, including members of the families Acari, Mallophaga, Anoplura and Diptera.