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The life of a head louse

VOL: 98, ISSUE: 46, PAGE NO: 54Ian Burgess, MSc, MPhil, FRES, is director, Insect Research and Development Limited, Fulbourn, CambridgeLittle is known about the biology and behaviour of the head louse. There is no published work on most fundamental aspects of its biology, and much of what follows is based on personal observations and some unpublished doctoral theses.

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