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Related to Pediculus: Pediculus corporis, Phthirus, Pediculus humanus capitis
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Quantitative analysis of proliferation and excretion of Bartonella quintana in body lice, Pediculus humanus L.
Evaluation of the potential insecticide activity of Tagetes minuta (Asteraceae) essential oil against the head lice Pediculus humanus capitis (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae).
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.
It is closely related to the head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis, which also feeds on human blood.
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.
The scientific term for head lice is Pediculus humanus capitis.
Potential role of head lice, Pediculus umanus capitis, as vectors" of Rickettsia prowazekii, Janauary 9, 2003, at http://brightminds.
The head louse or, to give it its grand name, Pediculus capitis, is a parasite that lives on human blood and is found in scalp hair.
Body lice, or Pediculus humanus corporis, normally thrive in areas where humans live in crowded conditions.
PEDICULUS corporis is the Latin name for body lice.
There appears, in fact, to be doubt amongst entomologists as to whether there are constant characters separating the two forms of Pediculus, cross-matings of which are fertile; see for example Brown 1969; Clay 1973.
Legget of Missouri Southern State College (impact of food irradiation on the microbial content and taste of apple cider); Eleni Protopapas of Bowling Green State University in Ohio (demonstration of imperfect air mixing in a room); Doua Lo of Western Carolina University (potential particulate hazards in poultry houses); Laqueta Ollis Carrol of Western Carolina University (comparative water quality study of Young's Fork Creek); and Erica Cunningham of the University of Miami (in-vitro testing of pediculicide formulations using fresh specimens of Pediculus capitis and eggs collected from human volunteers).
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.