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Anoplura

Sucking Lice

Vince Smith *


                    === Polyplacidae 
                 ===|
              ===|  === Linognathidae 
           ===|  |
        ===|  |  ====== Enderleinellidae 
     ===|  |  |
     |  |  |  ========= Hoplopleuridae 
     |  |  |
     |  |  ============ Neolinognathidae 
     |  |
     |  =============== Hamophthiriidae 
     |
     |     ============ Ratemiidae 
     |     |
<<===|  ===|  ========= Microthoraciidae 
     |  |  ===|
     |  |     ========= Echinophthiriidae 
     |  |
     |  |           === Pthiridae 
     |  |        ===|
     ===|     ===|  === Pedicinidae 
        |     |  |
        |  ===|  ====== Pecaroecidae 
        ===|  |
           |  |  ====== Hybothiridae 
           |  ===|
           |     ====== Haematopinidae 
           |
           ============ Pediculidae 

Containing clade(s): Phthiraptera top


References

Durden, L. A. and G. G. Musser (1992). "Sucking lice (Insecta, Anoplura) 
           from indigenous Sulawesi rodents: A new species of Polypax  
           from a montane shrew rat, and new information about Polypax 
           wallacei and P. eropepli." American Museum Novitates 3052: 19 pp.
           
Durden, L. A. and G. G. Musser (1994). "The sucking lice (Insecta, Anoplura)
           of the world: A taxonomic checklist with records of mammalian hosts  
           and geographic distributions." Bulletin of the British Museum of  
           Natural History 218: 90 pp.
           
Haub, F. (1980). "Letter to the editors: Concerning "phylogenetic relationships  
           of parasitic Psocodea and taxonomic position of the Anoplura" by  
           K. C. Kim and H. W. Ludwig." Annals of the Entomological Society 
           of America 73(1): 3-6.
           
Kim, K. C. (1975). "Ecological and morphological adaption of the sucking lice ,
           (Anoplura: Echinophthiriidae) on the northern fur seal." Rapp. P.-v.
           Réun. Cons. int. Explor. Mer. 169: 504-515.
           
Kim, K. C. and K. C. Emerson (1974). "Latagophthirus rauschi, new genus and 
          new species (Anoplura: Echinophthiriidae) from the river otter 
          (Carnivora: Mustelidae)." Journal of Medical Entomology 11(4): 442-446.
          
Kim, K. C. (1988). Evolutionary parallelism in Anoplura and eutherian mammals. 
          Biosystematics of Haematophagous Insects. M. W. Service. Oxford, 
          Clarendon Press. 37: 91-114.
          
Kim, K. C. and H. W. Ludwig (1978). "Phylogenetic relationships of Parasitic  
          Psocodea and Taxonomic Position of the Anoplura." Annals of the  America
          Entomological Society of 71(6): 910-922.
          
Kim, K. C., C. A. Repenning, et al. (1975). "Specific Antiquity of the sucking  
          lice and evolution of the otariid seals." Rapp. P.-v. Réun. Cons int.
          Explor. Mer. 169: 544-549.
          
Mey, E. (1994). "Pedicinus-Formen (Insecta, Phthiraptera, Anoplura) seltener 
          schlankaffen (Mammalia, Primates, Colobinae) aus Vietnam." 
          Rudolstädter nat. hist. Schr. 6: 83-92.
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Title Illustration

  • Haematopinus eurysternus from Bos taurus

    Photograph Copyright © 1996, Iowa State University's Entomology Image Gallery

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    Vince Smith
    E-mail: vincent.s.smith@udcf.gla.ac.uk.
    Graham Kerr Building,University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ (Scotland, U.K.)

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