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Species Pediculus humanus - Human Louse

Human Head Louse - Pediculus humanus Human Body Louse - Pediculus humanus Pediculus humanus humanus  - Pediculus humanus bug with legs curled around hair on my wrist - Pediculus humanus Body Louse - Pediculus humanus - male Small 6 leg bug, no wings, light brown in color. - Pediculus humanus Found this Bug in Our Bed - Pediculus humanus Body Louse-Ventral side - 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.