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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Female Human Body Louse

Caption: A female human body louse (Pediculus humanus corporis) on human skin after blood feeding.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Richard Webb (Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, University of Queensland) and Renfu Shao (Parasitology Section, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland).

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