Pthirus pubis

Reeves, Will K., Durden, Lance A., Ritzi, Christopher M., Beckham, Katy R., Super, Paul E & Oconnor, Barry M., 2007, Ectoparasites and other ectosymbiotic arthropods of vertebrates in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA, Zootaxa 1392, pp. 31-68: 35

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.273680

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1BA23B6E-F96B-495C-B0C5-0AC99413D0C3

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E5278780-FFE9-FFCD-FF3B-5E5BFAC1FCDA

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Pthirus pubis
status

 

Pthirus pubis  (L.)—crab louse

Ex Homo sapiens  (human): 1 F, TN, Sevier Co., Sugarlands Visitor Center, 2003, L­ 3098. The crab louse has a cosmopolitan distribution as an ectoparasite of humans ( Kim et al. 1986, Durden &

Musser 1994). The specimen listed above was presented by a Park visitor as something that had bitten her.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Phthiraptera

Family

Pthiridae

Genus

Pthirus