Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The insect to the left has found attached to pubic hair by a student in class. He brought it to class to show everyone. What species, or type of arthropod, does it represent?

Pediculus humanus
Pthirus pubis

The photograph is from a 2 x 2 slide in the J.E. Ackert collection at Kansas State University. The original source is unknown.

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