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Lewis : pulex

pulex, pūlex, ĭcis, m. A flea, Plin. 20, 14, 54, § 155; 22, 20, 23, § 49; 30, 10, 25, § 85; cf. id. 9, 47, 71, § 154; Plaut. Curc. 4, 2, 13; Cels. 6, 7, 9; Col. 8, 5; Mart. 14, 83.

The ground-flea or spring-tail (an insect that gnaws the plant ocimum), Col. poët. 10, 321: innascuntur napis, Plin. 19, 10, 57, § 177.