Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Mallophaga

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1694

A suborder of wingless ectoparasitic insects commonly called lice, Phthiraptera. It is sometimes treated as an order.

 Chewing and Sucking Lice

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