Paederus

Paederus

(pēd′ĕr-ŭs) [NL]
A genus of beetles that contain the toxin pederin.
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Other dermatoses observed in this study were Lichen striatus, Linear Lichen planus, inflammatory Linear verrucous epidermal nevus, Lichen nitidus, Paederus dermatitis, Hypomelanosis of Ito, Linear and Whorled nevoid hypermelanosis.
El Nino has been associated with increases in the occurrence of actinic keratosis, tinea, pityriasis versicolor, miliaria, folliculitis, rosacea, dermatitis caused by Paederus irritans and Paederus sabaeus, and certain vector-borne and waterborne diseases (such as dengue fever, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, Barmah Forest virus, and leptospirosis), and with decreases in the occurrence of dermatitis, scabies, psoriasis, and papular urticaria.
The dominant spider species were Tetragnatha shikokiana Yaginuma (Araneae: Tetragnathidae) and Hylyphantes graminicola (Sundevall) (Araneae: Linyphiidae), and the dominant predatory insect species were Cyrtorhinus lividipennis Reuter (Hemiptera: Miridae) and Paederus fuscipes Curtis (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).
Algunas especies del genero Paederus son de importancia medica para el ser humano ya que ocasionan una enfermedad conocida como dermatitis linearis con danos en la piel tipo eritemas leves o danos severos (Frank y Kanamitsu 1987).
The beetles neither sting nor bite, but their haemolymph contains pederin, a potent toxin that causes blistering and Paederus dermatitis.
Other common conditions were Paederus dermatitis polymorphous light eruption verruca vulgaris.
Symbiontmediated protection of the host from predators is well-studied in Paederus rove beetles.
This study on the life history, activity of larvae, pupae and adults of Paederus fuscipes (Staphylinidae: Paederinae) was carried out during 2009 due to its multiferous (scavenger, predator and medical importance) role.
Hemiptera: Reduviidae) and Paederus fuscipes Curtis (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) were several additional important predators in the tobacco fields.
The resulting labelling of all conjunctivitis epidemics in Dar es Salaam as 'Nairobi red eyes' is incorrect because Nairobi red eyes or Paederus spp.
One documented threat to military personnel that could be used in a direct attack or encountered in the environment is the Paederus beetle.