...my barbaric YAWP...
                                                                   "Song of Myself" Leaves of Grass
                                                Walt Whitman  
Pediculus humanus
var. capitis  
[an itchy item-a head louse - Pediculus]
A small insect, but mightier than armies as a vector for disease (especially var. humanus). The louse: Pediculus humanus
[the object of a fine-toothed comb - a nit - eggcase]
The egg is glued to a hair shaft to form a nit.

[Button link to dinosaurs site section - profile of STAN T. rex]  
Dinosaurs & 
[Button link to fish site section - gyotaku fish print of bluerunner] 
[Button link to parasites and microscopic site section - Amblyomma nymphs - ticks] 
[Button link to stamps site section - pen cancelled envelope from ARK] 
[Button link to Court of Bambiraptor - profile of Bambiraptor] 

All images ©Michael Patrick Corriss
August 2,2001

Images photographed with Olympus OM-1 35-mm camera, Olympus KHC microscope,
Ricoh RDC-300Z digital camera, scanned by Nikon LS-2000 and
manipulated with PhotoShopLE.
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