Two species of Pediculus are found on the human body, and are known ordinarily as the head-louse (P. capitis) and the body-louse (P. vestimenti); P. capitis is found on the head, especially of children.
- L ouse the peculiarities of (Pediculus vestimenti).
Genera: (a) Pedibus sex; capite a thorace disereto: Lepisma, Podura, Termes, Pediculus, Pulex.
The peculiar life-cycle in boscis of Pediculus.
Kittler, R., et al. "Molecular Evolution of Pediculus humanus and the Origin of Clothing."