Definition of Genus phthirus
1. Noun. True lice: crab lice.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Phthiriidae, Phthiriidae
Member holonyms: Crab, Crab Louse, Phthirius Pubis, Pubic Louse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phthirus
Literary usage of Genus phthirus
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1. The American Entomologist (1868)
"... it also differs in sundry structural details, so that, since the time of Linnaeus, it has been referred by some authors to a distinct genus (Phthirus). ..."