sucking louse

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suck·ing louse

blood-sucking mammalian ectoparasites (order Anoplura), characterized by a narrow head with piercing and sucking mouthparts that lie in a sac concealed in the head.

sucking louse

n.
Any of various lice of the suborder Anoplura that have mouthparts capable of piercing and sucking and that feed on the blood of mammals, including humans.
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Moreover, the population of Pediculus humanus capitis was likely only temporarily altered by grooming, considering the high reproductive rate of head lice.
2005), linalool and cinnamyl acetate showed insecticidal activity against Pediculus humanus capitis, thus confirming previous reports on the insecticidal properties of cinnamyl acetate (Cheng et al.
Also called Pediculus humanus capitis (peh-DICK-you-lus HUE-man-us CAP-ih-TUS), head lice are parasitic insects found on the heads of people.
Because head lice - in Latin, Pediculus humanus capitis - are considered a nuisance rather than a health problem, no public agency keeps records on the number of children infested.
vulgaris was found to be effective against Pediculus humanus capitis (head lice) adults and eggs.
globulus es el monoterpeno 1,8-cineol, cuya toxicidad es mayor contra los piojos de la cabeza humana, Pediculus humanus capitis (De Geer) que los productos comerciales delta fenotril o piretro.
Lice (plural), louse, pediculosis, nits, ectoparasitic insects of the order Phthiraptera, Pediculosis capitis, head lice, Pediculosis corporis, Pediculus humanus humanus, body lice, Pediculosis vestimenti, Pediculosis pubis, pubic lice, crabs.
South American mummies recording new finds of Anthropophthirus capitis (a new genus proposed by Retana-Salazar and Ramirez-Morales 2006 to substitute Pediculus humanus capitis) in mummies of the Chinchorro tradition dated to 4,000 years.
There are two species of lice that infest humans: pubic lice, Pthirus pubis, and human head and body lice, Pediculus humanus.
minuta denota actividad insecticida sobre Pediculus humanus capitis "piojo humano" (Cestari et al.
The three types of human lice are in the Anoplura order producing disease called pediculosis because of the genera of lice involved (Pediculus humanus capitis (head louse), Pediculus humanus corporis (body louse), and Pthirus pubis (crab louse).