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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Human Body Louse

Caption: The human body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus L., has been a witness to, and participant in, millions of years of human history.

Credit: CDC Photo, Courtesy of Frank Collins, Ph.D.

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