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… (More)
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1948-2017
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Many attempts to resolve the phylogenetic relationships of higher groups of insects have been made based on both morphological… (More)
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2011
2011
The gene composition, gene order and structure of the mitochondrial genome are remarkably stable across bilaterian animals. Lice… (More)
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2004
2004
A major fraction of the diversity of insects is parasitic, as herbivores, parasitoids or vertebrate ectopara sites. Understanding… (More)
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2003
2003
Many host-specific parasites are restricted to a limited range of host species by ecological barriers that impede dispersal and… (More)
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2003
2003
Few estimates of relative substitution rates, and the underlying mutation rates, exist between mitochondrial and nuclear genes in… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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2001
2001
Five methods for estimating the abundance of chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) were tested. To evaluate the methods, feral… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A phylogeny for the lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera: genus Dennyus) parasitic on swiftlets (Aves: Collocalliinae) was constructed… (More)
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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… (More)
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