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Definition of Pediculus

Pediculus
Pediculus Pe*dic"u*lus, n.; pl. Pediculi. [L., a louse.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of wingless parasitic Hemiptera, including the common lice of man. See Louse.

Meaning of Pediculus from wikipedia

- Pediculus is a genus of sucking lice, the sole genus in the family Pediculidae. Pediculus species are ectoparasites of primates. Species include: Pediculus...
- The head louse (Pediculus hum**** capitis) is an obligate ectoparasite of humans that causes head lice infestation (pediculosis capitis). Head lice are...
- Pediculus hum**** is a species of louse that infects humans. It comprises two subspecies: Pediculus hum**** hum**** Linnaeus, 1758 – the body louse Pediculus...
- The body louse (Pediculus hum**** hum****, sometimes called Pediculus hum**** corporis) is a hematophagic ectoparasite louse that infests humans. It is...
- human beings belong to two genera, Pediculus and Pthirus: head lice (Pediculus hum**** capitis), body lice (Pediculus hum**** hum****), and pubic lice (Pthirus...
- infested with sucking lice is called pediculosis. Pediculus hum**** is divided into two subspecies, Pediculus hum**** hum****, or the human body louse, sometimes...
- to the strands. Head lice (Pediculus hum**** capitis) are not known to be vectors of diseases, unlike body lice (Pediculus hum**** hum****), which are...
- 0 m; maximum recorded depth is 129 m. Pusula pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758). WoRMS (2010). Pusula pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register...
- Polyphemus pediculus is a species of onychopod in the family Polyphemidae. It is found in Europe. "Polyphemus pediculus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information...
- Kittler, Manfred Kayser & Mark Stoneking (2003), "Molecular evolution of Pediculus hum**** and the origin of clothing" (PDF), Current Biology, 13 (16): 1414–1417...
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