crab louse

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Related to crab louse: fish louse, head lice, Crab Lice
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Synonyms for crab louse

a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body

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Single specimens of the crab louse were recovered from two of these samples from the Keay's Lane C site.
The fossil records strongly support the interpretation of the earlier literary references as relating to the crab louse.
It seems likely that the crab louse will inevitably be poorly represented in the fossil record, limiting the likelihood of obtaining a clear picture of its origin and spread.
When a crab louse loses its grip it's usually for good, which means they probably can't be caught from lavatory seats or from bedding.