Hoplopleura oryzomydis

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Hoplopleura oryzomydis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Anoplura
Family: Hoplopleuridae
Genus: Hoplopleura
Species: H. oryzomydis
Binomial name
Hoplopleura oryzomydis
Pratt and Lane, 1951

Hoplopleura oryzomydis is a sucking louse that is known from the southern United States, Nicaragua, Panama, and Venezuela. It is known from several oryzomyine rodents: the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris), O. couesi, Handleyomys alfaroi, Transandinomys talamancae, Melanomys caliginosus, and Sigmodontomys alfari.[1]


  1. ^ Durden and Musser, 1994, p. 31

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