Infestation with Anoplura—Lice

  • John O’Donel Alexander


The two genera of Anoplura or sucking lice, Pediculus and Pthirus, are obligatory parasites of man. [Pthirus is the correct zoological name for the pubic louse, because a misprint was inadvertently accepted by the International Committee of Zoological Nomenclature (Maunder 1983b). Nevertheless, infestation with pubic lice is correctly spelled phthiriasis according to the Oxford English Dictionary.]


Juvenile Hormone Head Louse Infestation Rate Present Writer Ethyl Formate 
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  • John O’Donel Alexander
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  1. 1.University of GlasgowUK

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