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Head lice and nits images and pictures.


What do head lice and nits look like?


These still pictures and images of head lice and nit eggs let you see what these insects look like close up.


The head lice and nits are very, very small.  Look at the image showing the pencil point to get a size comparison.  A head lice nymph will easily sit on a pin head.


These images of head lice and nit egg cases have been taken with a digital optical microscope at magnifications between x10 and x60.  For images and pictures of head lice and nits using a scanning electron microscope use the links.


To see head lice video, look at the video images of headlice .     The video images were also taken with a digital microscope.




Image of  magnified head louse head Image of  head louse nit egg attached to a hair shaft. Image of  head louse nit egg attached to a hair shaft with a tough glue. Image of  head lice next  to pencil point to show scale. There is a smaller head lice nymph to the left of the picture. Image of a head louse nymph with human blood in its stomach. Image of a head louse adult with undigested human blood. Image of  head louse head Image of  head louse nit egg attached to a hair shaft. Head Lice lay nit eggs. The tough glue can be seen clearly Attaching the nit to the hair shaft. Image of  an adult head louse. Note the dark human blood  being digested in the stomach. Image of  head louse nymph.