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Species Phthiris pubis - Crab Louse

Phthiris pubis Phthiris pubis Phthiris pubis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
No Taxon (Phthiraptera (Parasitic Lice))
No Taxon (Anoplura (Sucking Lice))
Family Phthiridae (Pubic lice)
Genus Phthiris
Species pubis (Crab Louse)
Other Common Names
Pubic Louse
Internet References
Fact sheet from Penn State.