Female Adult Louse: "gonopods" The itch

The rear portion of the female abdomen ends in two protrusion, or “GONOPODS”, which form a V-shape the width of a human hair. The gonopods are supportive structures that enable the female to clamp the hair shafts while laying eggs.

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 The rear portion of the male  exoskeleton is rounded and tilts upward, with the anal and sexual organs located on the louse’s back. This arrangement enable the male louse to crawl beneath the female for the purpose of copulation.     www.awaylice.com           531 Hardee Street Dallas GA 30132       info@awaylice.com

The rear portion of the male exoskeleton is rounded and tilts upward, with the anal and sexual organs located on the louse’s back. This arrangement enable the male louse to crawl beneath the female for the purpose of copulation.

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