Definition of Genus phthirus

1. Noun. True lice: crab lice.

Exact synonyms: Genus Phthirius, Phthirius, Phthirus
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

genus Phoenicurus
genus Phoenix
genus Pholas
genus Pholidota
genus Pholiota
genus Pholis
genus Pholistoma
genus Phoradendron
genus Photinia
genus Photoblepharon
genus Phoxinus
genus Phragmipedium
genus Phragmites
genus Phrynosoma
genus Phthirius
genus Phthirus
genus Phthorimaea
genus Phyllitis
genus Phyllium
genus Phyllocladus
genus Phyllodoce
genus Phylloporus
genus Phyllorhynchus
genus Phylloscopus
genus Phyllostachys
genus Phyllostomus
genus Phylloxera
genus Physa
genus Physalia
genus Physalis

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). ..."

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