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Subspecies Pediculus humanus humanus - Body Louse

Human Body Louse - Pediculus humanus Pediculus humanus humanus  - Pediculus humanus Body Louse - Pediculus humanus - male
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)
Subspecies humanus (Body Louse)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pediculus humanus corporis
Internet References

Fact sheet from Penn State.

Entire genome of this organism sequenced and published in June of 2010 - link here.