Pediculus humanus

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Synonyms for Pediculus humanus

head or body louse

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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).
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.
Body lice, or Pediculus humanus corporis, normally thrive in areas where humans live in crowded conditions.
Head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae) from hair combs excavated in Israel and dated from the first century BC to the eigth century AD, Journal of Medical Entomology 25: 545-7.
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.