Phylogeny and classification of the Psocodea, with particular reference to the lice (Psocodea: Phthiraptera)

@article{Lyal1985PhylogenyAC,
  title={Phylogeny and classification of the Psocodea, with particular reference to the lice (Psocodea: Phthiraptera)},
  author={Christopher H C Lyal},
  journal={Systematic Entomology},
  year={1985},
  volume={10}
}
  • C. Lyal
  • Published 1 April 1985
  • Biology
  • Systematic Entomology
ABSTRACT. Apomorphies that have been proposed for the Psocodea, Psocoptera, Phthiraptera and superfamilial groups within the Phthiraptera are enumerated and evaluated. The Psocodea and Phthiraptera are considered to be holophyletic, but the sister‐group of the Phthiraptera lies within the Psocoptera. Within the Phthiraptera the Anoplura and Rhyncophthirina form a holophyletic group whose sister‐group is the Ischnocera, and the Amblycera is the sister‐group of this assemblage. The common… 
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