Showing 7 types of LICE
Not known for certain, but this louse has been associated with humans throughout our history.
CrabThese lice have been associated with humans for many centuries, and occur throughout the world.
Not mentioned in the literature, but this human parasite is found worldwide and has traveled with humans throughout our history. Head lice have been found in prehistoric mummies.
Unknown origin as it is found throughout the world along with its host birds, but possibly European as this is the origin of the common pigeon.
Likely Asian in origin along with their rodent host animals.
Uncertain origin, but likely imported to North America with the introduction of the host animals.