Deer louse

Toddy Cooper collected this tiny female louse from a male roe deer on Maiden Hill and preserved it on a microscope slide.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
40/2023/7
Collection Class
Arthropods
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Common Name
deer 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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Trichodectidae: Damalinia meyeri (Taschenberg, 1882): deer louse