Pediculus humanus

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Related to Pediculus humanus: Pediculus humanus capitis, Pediculus humanus corporis, Phthirus pubis
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Noun1.Pediculus humanus - head or body lousePediculus humanus - head or body louse      
louse, sucking louse - wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
genus Pediculus, Pediculus - type genus of Pediculidae: true lice infecting humans
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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).
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.