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Nit

Observed: 1st March 2010 By: figgins39figgins39’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Syrphus's picture

I think you are on track with

I think you are on track with your title of 'nit'. It is a louse, but unless you say what animal it came off the ID is not likely to be any more specific. However, 'nit' is the egg, not the adult.

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It came off a Human ...

It came off a Human ...

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I thought it probably did!

I thought it probably did! It is quite instructive to look at the NBN gateway map - it is apparently one of UK's rarest species.

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Not rare in my house ! well

Not rare in my house !
well they are now... :-)