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Lice

Known as: Louse, Phthiraptera 
An order of small, wingless parasitic insects, commonly known as lice. The suborders include ANOPLURA (sucking lice); AMBLYCERA; ISCHNOCERA; and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Many attempts to resolve the phylogenetic relationships of higher groups of insects have been made based on both morphological… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Comparative microevolutionary studies of multiple parasites occurring on a single host species can help shed light on the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Only one of the 5000 extant louse species (Phthiraptera) and no species of flea (Siphonaptera), parasitic helminth… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Some species of parasites occur on a wide range of hosts while others are restricted to one or a few host species. The host… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The metazoan mitochondrial (mt) genome is typically a circular, double-stranded DNA molecule between 14 and 18 kb in size. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Morphological and molecular data are marshalled to address the question of hexapod ordinal relationships. The combination of 275… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Five methods for estimating the abundance of chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) were tested. To evaluate the methods, feral… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The complete arrangement of genes in the mitochondrial (mt) genome is known for 12 species of insects, and part of the gene… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Phylogenetic relationships among the holometabolous insect orders were inferred from cladistic analysis of nucleotide sequences… Expand
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Highly Cited
1935
Highly Cited
1935
When "Rats, Lice and History" appeared in 1935, Hans Zinsser was a highly regarded Harvard biologist who had never written about… Expand
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