Chicken body louse

Toddy Cooper collected this tiny louse from a guinea pig and preserved it on a microscope slide.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
40/2023/1
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
chicken body louse
Simple Name
louse
Production Town

Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
Arthur Errington ‘Toddy’
Production Person Surname
Cooper
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Menoponidae: Menacanthus stramineus (Nitzsch, 1818): chicken body louse