Definition of Order Anoplura

1. Noun. Sucking lice.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Anoplura

order Actinaria
order Actiniaria
order Actinomycetales
order Actinomyxidia
order Aepyorniformes
order Agaricales
order Alcyonaria
order Alismales
order Amoebida
order Amoebina
order Amphipoda
order Anacanthini
order Anaspida
order Andreaeales
order Anguilliformes
order Anoplura (current term)
order Anostraca
order Anseriformes
order Anthocerotales
order Anura
order Aphyllophorales
order Aplacophora
order Apodes
order Apodiformes
order Apterygiformes
order Arales
order Araneae
order Araneida
order Aristolochiales
order Artiodactyla

Literary usage of Order Anoplura

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Order: Anoplura. Piercing jaws modified and reduced, a tubular, protrusible sucking- trunk being developed; mouth with hooks. Wingless, parasitic formĀ». ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Order: Anoplura. Piercing jaws modified and reduced, a tubular, protrusible sucking- trunk being developed; mouth with hooks. Wingless, parasitic forms. ..."

3. Memoirs of Hugh Edwin Strickland by Hugh Edwin Strickland, William Jardine (1858)
"The parasitic insects of the order Anoplura, which abound on almost every species of bird, have been till recently most unduly neglected, but that able ..."

4. The Entomologist's Text Book: An Introduction to the Natural History by John Obadiah Westwood (1838)
"We prefer, however, retaining these insects in a single order (Anoplura), on account of their general similarity in structure, as well as in their parasitic ..."

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