HOW TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN HEAD, BODY, AND CRAB LICE?
There are three species of lice that exclusively feed on humans: 1) Head louse 2) Body louse 3) crab/pubic louse. Head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis) and body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus) are thought be conspecifics (member of the same species) but crab/pubic louse (Pthirus pubis) is a different species in a separate genus and family. All these species occur in structures and are of public health importance. Use the following description to identify each species.
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My name is Siavash Taravati. I am an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Advisor at UC ANR's UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) in Los Angeles County. My job involves doing research and extension on different aspects of structural IPM. I cover a highly populated area which includes but not limited to Los Angeles and Orange counties. Also, I am a member of California Statewide IPM program.
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Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
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Alhambra, CA 91801
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