Scanning electron microscopy of antennal structures of five Haematopinus (Anoplura: Haematopinidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1971
Authors:F. H. Miller, Jr.
Journal:Journal of the New York Entomological Society
Pagination:85 - 89
Date Published:1971

Scanning electron microscopy reveals two tuft organs each with an average of six hairs in Pediculus humanus Linn. Similarly located tufts of Phthirus pubis (Linn.) average nine hairs. Two pore organs on the fifth antennal segments of both these lice are also described.

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