Definición de Phthiraptera en inglés:

Phthiraptera

Silabificación: Phthi·rap·ter·a
Pronunciación: /THīˈraptərə
 
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Entomology
An order of insects comprising both the sucking lice and the biting lice.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Greek phtheir 'louse' + pteron 'wing'.

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