Pediculus


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Related to Pediculus: Pediculus corporis, Phthirus, Pediculus humanus capitis

pediculus

(pɛˈdɪkjʊləs)
n, pl -diculi (-ˈdɪkjʊˌlaɪ)
a louse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pediculus - type genus of Pediculidae: true lice infecting humansPediculus - type genus of Pediculidae: true lice infecting humans
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pediculidae, Pediculidae - true lice: human lice and related forms
common louse, Pediculus humanus - head or body louse
head louse, Pediculus capitis - infests the head and body of humans
body louse, cootie, Pediculus corporis - a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings
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Molecular Evolution of Pediculus humanus and the Origin of Clothing.
1), both with a total score of 288 and in an alignment of the amino acid sequences with 141 identities in 143 possible matches (99% identity); to Pediculus humanus corporis (XP_002433088.
First molecular evidence of Bartonella quintana in Pediculus humanus capitis (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae), collected from Nepalese children.
Additional cases not tabulated by Durden (1990) include: Calandruccio (1890): both subspecies of Pediculus humanus L.
minuta essential oil against head lice Pediculus humanus capitis (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) was evaluated denoting toxicity of the essential oil (27).
Large Cladocera taxa such as Daphnia and Pediculus polyphemus require water bodies with high transparency, low chlorophyll a concentrations, low fish density, and high macroinvertebrate density (Gliwicz & Pijanowska, 1986; Lampert, 1987; Irvine et al.
Lipoptena cervi was described by Linnaeus (1758) as Pediculus cervi, probably basing his description on examination of published figures, not specimens (see Bequaert 1957, pp.
In the present research, we have summarized clinical and primary studies concerning various remedies of TCM for alcohol abuse, including herbal components (such as Kudzu/ Pueraria Lobata, Pediculus melo, Hypericumpperforatum L.
Considering diatom relative abundance in the gut contents from the 3 tanks, 80% was represented by 12 taxa (Table 3), and only Amphora pediculus appeared in all the gut content samples, suggesting that no discrimination occurred toward particular taxa during grazing by juveniles.
The tiny, blood-sucking body louse Pediculus humanus humanus L.
Although generally despised, the blood-sucking human body louse, Pediculus humanus, has gained newfound popularity among scientists for a surprising genetic feature.
zeylanicum oil and its main constituents showed ovicidal and adulticidal activities against the human head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis.