Definition of Phthiraptera in English:
An order of insects comprising both the sucking lice and the biting lice.
- The hemipteroid assemblage has four orders of insects: Hemiptera (bugs, cicadas, whiteflies, aphids, etc.), Phthiraptera, Psocoptera (psocids, book lice, and bark lice), and Thysanoptera (thrips).
- The Hemiptera (bugs, cicadas, whiteflies, aphids, etc.), the Thysanoptera, the Psocoptera (psocids, book lice, and bark lice), and the Phthiraptera form the hemipteroid assemblage.
- Rearranged mt genomes have not been found in the Hemiptera, but have been found in all species studied from the Phthiraptera, Psocoptera, and Thysanoptera.
Definition of Phthiraptera in:
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