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CLASSIFICATION OF MALLOPHAGA

 

Families in Green color                                                                                                           Mallophaga Details

 

Insecta:  Paurometabola

MALLOPHAGA

  Suborder:  Amblycera

    Menoponidae (bird lice)

    Boopidae

    Laemobothriidae

    Ricinidae

    Trimenoponidae

    Gyropidae (guinea pig lice)

  Suborder:  Ishnocera

    Dasyonygidae

    Bovicolidae

  

    Trichodectidae (mammal chewing lice)

    Philopteridae (bird lice)

    Trichophilopteridae

Suborder:  Rhynchophthirina

    Haematomyzidae

 Uncategorized Families:

    Abrocomophagidae

    Heptapsogasteridae

 

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Details of Insect Taxonomic Groups

 

          Examples of beneficial species occur in almost every insect order, and considerable information on morphology and habits has been assembled.  Therefore, the principal groups of insect parasitoids and predators provide details that refer to the entire class Insecta.  These details are available at <taxnames.htm>.