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Pediculus humanus capitis

Pediculus humanus capitis

Pediculus humanus capitis


Pediculus humanis capitis or the head louse belong to the Pediculidae family.

AppearanceEdit

Pediculus humanus capitis has six legs like all other insects. The body slightly resembles a spider - the stomach is hanging in the back.

HabitatEdit

Up to World War II, more people died of head lice than being killed by weapons.

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