"Phthiraptera" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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An order of small, wingless parasitic insects, commonly known as lice. The suborders include ANOPLURA (sucking lice); AMBLYCERA; ISCHNOCERA; and Rhynchophthirina (elephant and warthog lice).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Phthiraptera" by people in Profiles.
Chewing Lice of Swan Geese (Anser cygnoides): New Host-Parasite Associations. Korean J Parasitol. 2016 Oct; 54(5):685-691.