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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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At least nine species occur on whitetails, including members of the families Acari, Mallophaga, Anoplura and Diptera.
Durden (1990) noted, however, that except under unusual circumstances, or in special cases, it is assumed that phoresy is not a widespread phenomenon in the Anoplura.
Notes on Anoplura and Mallophagy, from mammals, with description of four new species and a new variety of Anoplura.