Mallophaga


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Noun1.Mallophaga - biting liceMallophaga - biting lice        
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
bird louse, biting louse, louse - wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds
genus Menopon, Menopon - chicken lice
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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).
At least nine species occur on whitetails, including members of the families Acari, Mallophaga, Anoplura and Diptera.
Cases of phoresy in the ischnoceran chewing lice (formerly Mallophaga partim), especially on flies of the families Hippoboscidae and Culicidae, have been well documented and appear to be relatively common occurrences (e.
Cry toxins kill larvae of the orders Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Homoptera, Mallophaga and organisms belonging to the phyla Nematoda, Platyhelminthes and Sarcomastigophora (Bravo et al.
thuringiensis strains have showed a wide range of specificity for insects like Lepidopteran, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Homoptera, Mallophaga and Diptera.