Definition of Genus pediculus

1. Noun. Type genus of Pediculidae: true lice infecting humans.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pediculus

genus Parthenocissus
genus Parula
genus Parus
genus Paspalum
genus Pastinaca
genus Patella
genus Pavo
genus Pavonia
genus Payena
genus Pecari
genus Pecopteris
genus Pecten
genus Pediculus
genus Pedilanthus
genus Pediocactus
genus Pedioecetes
genus Pedionomus
genus Peireskia
genus Pelargonium
genus Pelecanus
genus Pellaea
genus Pellicularia
genus Peltandra
genus Peltiphyllum
genus Penelope
genus Peneus
genus Penicillium

Literary usage of Genus pediculus

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

1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"It must, however, be observed, that many insects, infesting other animals, have sometimes been referred to the genus pediculus, •which, in reality, ..."

2. Handbook of Zoology by Jan van der Hoeven (1856)
"EUS in the genus Pediculus, but which differ from it by the presence of jaws on the under surface of the head. DE GEER, who discovered this character, ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The genus Pediculus, properly so called, or that whose species are provided with a sucker, is arranged by him with the Epizoic Hemiptera. ..."

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