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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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A note on the mensuration of an ischnoceran Mallophaga, Goniodes pavonis (Linnaeus), infesting the Indian common pea-fowl (Pavo c.
Contribution to the knowledge of the Mallophaga (Phthiraptera, Amblycera, Ischnocera) of the birds from Peru.
At necropsy, falcon 1 was moderately emaciated and presented a mild infection with bird lice (Mallophaga species).
The lice species identified were the goat blood sucking lice, Linognathus stenopsis (Burmeister) (Anoplura: Linognathidae) and the chewing or biting lice, Damalinia (Holokartikos) crassipes (Mallophaga: Ischnocera), with chewing mouthparts (they do not actually bite) (See Figs.
At least nine species occur on whitetails, including members of the families Acari, Mallophaga, Anoplura and Diptera.