Skip to main content

Human Lice

Habits

They live on mammals including humans.

  • Size: 1/4"
  • Color: dark gray
  • Legs: 6
  • Shape: oval
  • Antenanae: true

Control / Prevention

Keep animals clean and treat with specialty flea and tick shampoo and grooming products.

Threats

Lice can cause itching and small welts on the skin. Their bites can result in hair and feather loss, blood loss and even skin infection if not managed.

Return to Pest Guide