Taxon profile


Phthiraptera Haeckel, 1896

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  superorder Paraneoptera


Pthirus pubis

Pthirus pubis

Author: Mgr. Vladmír Bádr

Pediculus humanus - Body Louse

Pediculus humanus - Body Louse

Author: MUDr. Miroslav Förstl

Functions restricted to taxon Phthiraptera

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

suborder Amblycera Kellogg, 1896
suborder Anoplura Leach, 1815 - sucking lice
suborder Ischnocera
suborder Rhynchophthirina Ferris, 1931

Links and literature

Data source info

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea
Mey, Dr Eberhard (ed.). 2008. Phthiraptera. Fauna Europaea version 1.3,
[Data retrieved on: 21 September 2008]

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