• Louse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louse Louse (plural: lice) is the common name for members of the order Phthiraptera, which contains nearly 5,000 species of wingless insect. Lice are obligate parasites ...
  • Phthiraptera: Lice - Tree of Life Web Project

    tolweb.org/tree Introduction. Lice belong to the order Phthiraptera, and are the only truly parasitic group amongst the exopterygote insects. As permanent ectoparasites of most birds ...
  • Phthiraptera - North Carolina State University

    www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent425/library/compendium/phthiraptera.html Phthiraptera. Parasitic Lice / Biting Lice / Sucking Lice The name Phthiraptera is derived from the Greek "phthir" meaning lice and "aptera" meaning wingless.
    • Phthiraptera.info

      phthiraptera.info Welcome to Phthiraptera.info. Lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) are permanent, obligate ectoparasites of birds and mammals. Three of the suborders (Amblycera, Ischnocera ...
    • Phthiraptera - definition of Phthiraptera by The Free Dictionary

      www.thefreedictionary.com/Phthiraptera louse (lous) n. 1. pl. lice (līs) Any of numerous small, flat-bodied, wingless biting or sucking insects of the order Phthiraptera, which live as external parasites ...
    • Phthiraptera Images @ Insect Images

      www.insectimages.org/browse/tax.cfm Insect Images is a joint project of The University of Georgia - Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - ...
    • Category:Phthiraptera - Wikimedia Commons

      commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Phthiraptera Media in category "Phthiraptera" The following 29 files are in this category, out of 29 total.
    • Phthiraptera - lice

      www.ento.csiro.au/education/insects/phthiraptera.html Phthiraptera: lice. Characteristics Lice are small, wingless insects that are parasites of birds and mammals. They are usually less than 10 ...
    • Order Phthiraptera | ENT 425 – General Entomology

      genent.cals.ncsu.edu/insect-identification/order-phthiraptera All Phthiraptera are wingless external parasites of birds and mammals. There is a continuing debate among entomologists regarding the ordinal grouping of these insects.
    • Lice | Phthiraptera.info

      phthiraptera.info/category/lice/animalia/arthropoda/insecta/phthiraptera Wingless, permanent obligate ectoparasites of mammals and birds. Highly host specific. Body dorso-ventrally flattened, adults 0.35 – 11 mm long.