Definition of Genus Pulex

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pulicidae.

Exact synonyms: Pulex
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Pulicidae, Pulicidae
Member holonyms: Pulex Irritans

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pulex

genus Pterodactylus
genus Pterois
genus Pteropogon
genus Pteropus
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex (current term)
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus
genus Pygoscelis
genus Pylodictus
genus Pyracantha
genus Pyralis
genus Pyrausta
genus Pyrethrum
genus Pyrocephalus
genus Pyrola
genus Pyrophorus

Literary usage of Genus Pulex

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Genus. Pulex, Linn. Pulex irritans, L., 1758. Male 2 to 2-5 mm. in length, females about 4 mm.; reddish or dark brown ; head without bristles; thoracic and ..."

2. Human Parasitology: With Notes on Bacteriology, Mycology, Laboratory by Damaso de Rivas (1920)
"This is the only species of the genus Pulex. The head is provided with a single hair at the posterior border and another hair anteriorly and below the eye ..."

3. Transactions by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1881)
"He ranked them under the genus pulex, and placed this genus, along with many ... In 1844 Gervais described all the species then known of the genus pulex, ..."

4. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... into the pupa state, incloses itself in a silken cocoon, and at the end of a few days assumes the imago or perfect state. In the genus Pulex the body is ..."

5. Sanitation for Medical Officers by Edward Bright Vedder (1917)
"While there are about 200 species, there are only three genera and a few species that are of medical interest. 1. genus Pulex. Pulex irritans. 2. ..."

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