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Noun1.Pulex - type genus of the PulicidaePulex - type genus of the Pulicidae    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pulicidae, Pulicidae - many common fleas attacking humans and domestic animals
Pulex irritans - the most common flea attacking humans
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This does not mean that human beings are the most genetically complex organisms around, the most evolved creature is actually the Daphnia pulex, or the water flea.
versified dirty joke, really--on the Pulex (the 'flea')."
Toxicity assessment of a complex industrial wastewater using aquatic and terrestrial bioassays Daphnia pulex and Lactuca sativa.
Daphnia pulex (1 500 [+ or -] 0.65 [micron]m, N = 80) and Moina macrocopa (1 000 [+ or -] 0.6 [micron]m, N = 80) were cultured in 10 L transparent plastic bottles with EPA medium (Anonymous1985) in 1 L of distilled water at 25[degrees]C [+ or -] 0.16 (N = 24) and pH 7.9 [+ or -] 0.02 (N = 24).
Adults were housed in aquaria (tap water depth: 15 cm) equipped with aquarium filters and fed twice a week with either dried Gammarus pulex or grinded beef heart.
The correlation structure of the early life history of Daphnia pulex. Oecologia 60:378-383.
in Ctenocephalides felis and Pulex irritans fleas removed from dogs in Ecuador.
Test organisms included mixed bacterial culture, algae Scenedesmus quadricauda, crustacean Dophnia pulex and fish Oncorhynchus mykiss.
Comparing temperature sensitivity of invader (killer shrimp, Dikerogammarus villosus) and local species (Gammarus pulex) idntifed that invader are more vulnerable to high temperatures than local species, highlighting that global warming is less favourable to the invasive species.