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Species Pediculus humanus - Human Louse

Human Head Louse - Pediculus humanus Flour Bug Two - Pediculus humanus Head Louse - Pediculus humanus Pediculus humanus humanus  - Pediculus humanus Body Louse - Pediculus humanus - male Found at the office - Pediculus humanus Found this Bug in Our Bed - Pediculus humanus Human head louse - Pediculus humanus
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 Pediculidae
Genus Pediculus
Species humanus (Human Louse)
Internet References
Fact sheet from Penn State.