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Phthirius

Definition:

an arthropod genus of true lice; includes crab lice

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Phthirius*
(* Phthirius may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

crab louse

Synonyms:

Phthirus [genus]

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Wikipedia:

Bombyliidae | bee flies | Phthiriidae [synonym] | Usiidae [synonym] | Systropodidae [synonym]

a family of flies. Their common name is bee flies. Adults generally feed on nectar and pollen, some being important pollinators. Larvae generally are parasitoids of other insects. The Bombyliidae are a large family of flies comprising hundreds of... (39 of 3624 words, 12 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Bombyliidae

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Phthirius

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Phthirus

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