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                     CLASSIFICATION OF PHTHIRAPTERA = (ANOPLURA)

                              

 

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Insecta:  Paurometabola

Order:  PHTHIRAPTERA

  Suborder:  Anoplura

    Haematopinidae (ungulate

         lice)

    Hybopthiridae

    Ratemiidae

    Linognathidae (pale lice)

    Microthoraciidae

    Echinophthiriidae (seal

         lice)

    Neolinognathidae

    Hamophthiriidae

    Pedicinidae (body lice)

    Pecaroecidae

    Pediculidae

    Pthiridae (pubic lice)

    Polyplacidae (spiny rat

         lice)

    Hoplopleuridae (armored

         lice)

    Enderleinellidae

NOTE:  The order Psocoptera may eventually be joined with this group.

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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>.