Human Head Louse (Pediculus humanus capitis)
The Head Louse is an insect in the Order Psocodea (parasitic lice, formerly Order Phthiraptera, plus bark lice, formerly Order Psocoptera). Head Lice are ectoparasites with humans as the only host. A Head Louse must feed on blood several times daily and resides close to the scalp to maintain its body temperature…
(via: EOL)           (photo: male pictured, by Gilles St. Martin)

Human Head Louse (Pediculus humanus capitis)

The Head Louse is an insect in the Order Psocodea (parasitic lice, formerly Order Phthiraptera, plus bark lice, formerly Order Psocoptera). Head Lice are ectoparasites with humans as the only host. A Head Louse must feed on blood several times daily and resides close to the scalp to maintain its body temperature…

(via: EOL)           (photo: male pictured, by Gilles St. Martin)

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    Fuck lice
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    AAA A PARASCALP! Anemonite, kill it!
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    Ok this is kind of cute I won’t lie.
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    Merry Xmas!!!
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    is it me or is this thing fucking ADORABLE
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