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Flashcards in Phthiraptera Deck (5):
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suborders

ischnocera and anoplura

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suborder ischnocera

biting, chewing lice

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suborder anoplura

bloodsucking lice

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characteristics of ichnocera

wide mandible
feed on skin, hair, feathers
3mm yellow
rapid movement
found in birds a lot

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characteristics of Anoplura

pointed noses
3-5mm
dark blue
slow moving
clasping hair shaft
lice of mammals