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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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Ectoparasites include different groups of arthropods such as, mites, ticks, fleas, flies, hemipterans and lice (anoplurans); however, there are other groups such as feather mites, which include many species considered as commensal, that are also important for birds, because they can enhance their health condition indirectly eliminating skin remains (Blanco et al., 2001; Proctor, 2003).