Pediculus


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Pediculus

 [pĕ-dik´u-lus]
a genus of lice.
Pediculus huma´nus a species that feeds on human blood and is an important vector of relapsing fever, typhus, and trench fever; two subspecies are recognized: P. humanus var. capitis (head louse) found on the scalp hair, and P. humanus var. corporis (body, or clothes, louse) found elsewhere on the body.

Pediculus

(pĕ-dik'yū-lŭs),
A genus of parasitic lice (family Pediculidae) that live in the hair and feed periodically on blood. Important species include Pediculus humanus, the species of louse infecting humans; Pediculus humanus var. capitis, the head louse of humans; Pediculus humanus var. corporis (also called Pediculus vestimenti or Pediculus corporis), the body louse or clothes louse, which lives and lays eggs (nits) in clothing and feeds on the human body; and Pediculus pubis.
[L.]

pe·dic·u·lus

, pl.

pe·dic·u·li

(pĕ-dik'yū-lŭs, -lī), [TA]
1. Synonym(s): pedicle (1)
2. A louse.

Pediculus

/Pe·dic·u·lus/ (pĕ-dik´u-lus) a genus of lice. P. huma´nus, a species feeding on human blood, is a major vector of typhus, trench fever, and relapsing fever; it has two subspecies: P. huma´nus cap´itis (head louse) found on the scalp hair, and P. huma´nus cor´poris (body, or clothes, louse) found on the body.

pediculus

/pe·dic·u·lus/ (pĕ-dik´u-lus) pl. pedic´uli   [L.]
1. louse.

Pe·dic·u·lus

(pĕ-dik'yū-lŭs)
A genus of parasitic lice found in the hair feeding periodically on blood. Important species include P. humanus var. capitis, the human head louse; P. humanus var. corporis (also called P. corporis), the body louse or clothes louse, which lives and lays eggs (nits) in clothing and feeds on the human body; and P. pubis.
[L.]

pe·dic·u·lus

, pl. pediculi (pĕ-dik'yū-lŭs, -lī) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): pedicle (1) .
2. A louse.
See: Pediculus
[L. pedicle]
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and of the Pediculus humanus humanus louse mitochondrial cytochrome b (cytb) gene.
Infestation of head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis, in school children at Quetta city and its suburban areas, Pakistan.
The prevalence of Pediculus capitisamong School Children in Fars Province, Southern Iran.
In contrast, the presence of Pediculus humanus capitis has been observed in the hair of South American mummies beginning as early as 10,000 BP (Araujo et al.
Jamalca dog (1) Pulex irritans dog (45) Ctenocephalides felis dog (1) Pulex irritans Amazonas/ cat (3) Ctenocephalides felis Utcubamba/ human (6) Pediculus humanus Lonya Grande guinea pig (1) Ctenocephalides felis guinea pig (1) Pulex irritans Amazonas/ fox (3) Pulex irritans Utcubamba/ fox (1) Ctenocephalides felis El Milagro TOTAL Department Province/ Number of Number of District specimens pools Capture Date 119 7 Cajamarca/ 34 2 San Ignacio/ 499 26 July, 2000 San Ignacio 77 4 (Marizagua) 92 5 20 1 Amazonas/ 190 10 Utcubamba/ 1 1 September, 2001 Cajaruro 33 2 Amazonas/ 5 2 September, 2001 Utcubamba/ 1 1 Jamalca 1 1 494 25 20 1 Amazonas/ 35 2 June, 2001 Utcubamba/ 84 5 Lonya Grande 5 1 12 1 Amazonas/ 32 3 November, 2000 Utcubamba/ 4 2 El Milagro TOTAL 1758 102 Table 2.
Muller, 1776) Bosmina (Eubosmina) coregoni Baird, 1857 Bosmina (Eubosmina) + + + crassicornis Lilljeborg, 1887 Bosmina (Eubosmina) + + longispina Leydig, 1860 Bosmina (Eubosmina) reflexa + Seligo, 1907 Bythotrephes longimanus + + Leydig, 1860 Polyphemus pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758) Leptodora kindtii (Focke, 1844) + + + Number of species 12 11 8 Species Dridzis Diaphanosoma brachyurum + (Lievin, 1848) Ceriodaphnia pulchella Sars, + 1862 Ceriodaphnia quadrangula (O.
Home remedies to control head lice: assessment of home remedies to control the human head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae).
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.
Similar tendencies were observed on the human lice, Pediculus humanus capitis (De Geer); the lepidopteran Plutella xylostella (L.
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.