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Pthirus pubis of the suborder Anoplura


Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Psocodea
Ordo: Phthiraptera
Subordines: Amblycera - Anoplura - Ischnocera - Rhynchophthirina


  • Ilieva, M. 2009: Checklist of the chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) from wild birds in Bulgaria. Zootaxa 2138: 1–66. Abstract & excerpt reference page 
  • Najer, T. et al. 2014: Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera and Ischnocera) from wild birds in southern Vietnam, with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa 3755(5): 419–433. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3755.5.2 reference page 
  • Palma, R.L.; Peck, S.B. 2013: An annotated checklist of parasitic lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) from the Galápagos Islands. Zootaxa 3627(1): 1–87. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3627.1.1 reference page 
  • Price, R.D.; Hellenthal, R.A.; Palma, R.L. 2003: World checklist of chewing lice with host associations and keys to families and genera. Pp. 1–448 in: Price, R.D. et al. The chewing lice: world checklist and biological overview. Illinois Natural History Survey special publication, (24) reference page 


Vernacular Name[edit]

Alemannisch: Lyys
Deutsch: Tierläuse
English: Louse
한국어: 이목 (식모목, 슬모목)
日本語: シラミ目
Nordfriisk: Lüs
português: Piolho
Türkçe: Bit
中文: 蝨毛目
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