body louse

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Related to Pediculus humanus humanus: Pediculus humanus corporis, Body lice
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Synonyms for body louse

a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings

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and of the Pediculus humanus humanus louse mitochondrial cytochrome b (cytb) gene.
The head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis, and the body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus, are obligatory ectoparasites that feed exclusively on human blood (4).