Pthiruspubis(Linnaeus, 1758) Taxonomic Serial No.: 624834
Taxonomy and Nomenclature
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– Animal, animaux, animals
– Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods
– insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes
– insects ailés, winged insects
– modern, wing-folding insects
Anoplura Leach, 1815
– sucking lice
Pthiridae Ewing, 1929
Pthirus Leach, 1815
Pthirus pubis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lance A. Durden
Associate Professor and Associate Curator, Institute of Arthropodology & Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460, USA
Vincent S. Smith
Wellcome Trust Junior Research Fellow, Graham Kerr Building, DEEB, IBLS, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ. UK
Mammal LouseBASE, database (version 05-Feb-03)
Durden, Lance A., and Guy G. Musser
The sucking lice (Insecta, Anoplura) of the world: a taxonomic checklist with records of mammalian hosts and geographical distributions
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 218
Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
Original description/citation, per Durden & Musser (1994): 'Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae, Edition X, p. 611.'
Type locality: Sweden.
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