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Pediculus humanus humanus  - Pediculus humanus

Pediculus humanus humanus - Pediculus humanus
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
November 13, 2009
These lice were taken from a homeless man in my medical practice. I put the lice on myself for the photograph. The adult louse began feeding within a couple of minutes.

Wow!
I've spent lots of time and effort for BugGuide, but I don't think I would ever do something like that! I hope you don't end up with some lice-borne illness for your effort.

It is good to have an image of this species in its "natural habitat", though (to have any image, in fact).

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