Anoplura


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An·o·plu·ra

(an'ō-plū'ră),
The order of insects that includes the bloodsucking lice of mammals, with some 450 species arranged in six families, of which four contain species of medical or veterinary importance: Haematopinus, Linognathus, and Solenopotes of domestic mammals, and the human-sucking louse Pediculus humanus.
[G. anoplos, unarmed, + oura, tail]

Anoplura

(an?o-ploor'a) [Gr. anoplos, unarmed + Gr. oura, tail]
Blood-feeding ectoparasites of mammals.. They can cause localised skin irritations and are vectors of several blood-borne diseases, e.g., trench fever, epidemic typhus, epidemic relapsing fever.
See: louse; pediculosis
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El torax de los Phithiraptera esta generalmente dividido en dos o tres partes; sin embargo, en los Anoplura parecen estar fusionados (Fig.
Durden (1990, table 1) documented six previous studies that report phoresy of Anoplura by Diptera; however, he did not elaborate on the work of Nuttall (1917).
The immature stages of the genus Hoplopleura (Anoplura: Hoplopleuridae) in North America, with descriptions of two new species.
Existen diversos tipos de piojos; por ejemplo, los Anoplura o piojos chupadores, entre los que se encuentran cerca de 500 especies que viven como parasito en la piel de los mamiferos; los Ischnocera, que se presentan mayoritariamente entre las aves, y los Amblycera, o <<piojos masticadores>>, que subsisten tanto en mamiferos como en aves.
The Ectoparasites (Ixodides, Anoplura and Siphonaptera) of Indiana Mammals.
Lice are divided into two orders: Mallophaga (chewing lice, which are common in birds and domestic animals with humans being accidental hosts) and Anoplura (sucking lice, which only parasitize mammals with the three types of human lice belonging to this group).
Ovicidal and adulticidal activities of Cinnamomum zeylanicum bark essential oil compounds and related compounds against Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae).
Lista referencial de los Anoplura y Mallophaga (Insecta) conocidos como parasitos de mamiferos en la Argentina.
When deciphered alongside taxonomic classifications of a number of other creatures (pediculus humanus, glyptopscelis pubescens, hylaeus pubescens, etc.), it would have to refer to a bloodsucking louse of the family anoplura that is covered with downy hair.
Biting lice belong to the order Mallophaga; the sucking or true lice belong to the order Anoplura.
El orden esta dividido en cuatro subordenes: Amblycera, Ischnocera, Rhynchophthirina y Anoplura, las tres primeras corresponden a piojos masticadores, comunmente conocidos como malofagos (Price et al.
Actividad fumigante de aceites esenciales de Schinus molle (Anacardiaceae) y Tagetes terniflora (Asteraceae) sobre adultos de Pediculus humanus capitis (Insecta; Anoplura; Pediculidae).