Pterolichus

noun
Pter·​o·​li·​chus | \ ˌterəˈlīkəs \

Definition of Pterolichus

: a genus of feather mites occurring on various birds

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History and Etymology for Pterolichus

New Latin, from pter- + -lichus (probably irregular from Greek lichēn lichen)

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“Pterolichus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pterolichus. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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