Phthiraptera

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Translingual[edit]

Pediculus humanus capitis (human head louse; suborder Anoplura)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φθείρ (phtheír, louse) and πτερόν (pterón, wing).

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Phthiraptera

  1. A taxonomic order within the superorder Psocodea — the chewing and sucking lice.

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