Welcome to our website about the insect Pediculus humanus more commonly known as lice!

Picture of Pediculus humanus used with permission from http://www.e-cleansing.com/parasites/human-louse-pediculus-humanus.html



On this website you will find information on this species' classification, habitat, , nutrition, life history/reproduction, interactions, and other fun facts. This website focuses on two sub-species of lice; Pediculus humanus humanus (body lice) and Pediculus humanus capitis (head lice).



Also, for more information on Pediculus humanus please visit Multiple Organisms for a variety of different species websites made by University of Wisconsin-La Crosse students.