Echidnophaga gallinacea

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Noun1.Echidnophaga gallinacea - parasitic on especially the heads of chickens
flea - any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
Echidnophaga, genus Echidnophaga - a genus of Siphonaptera
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A total of 319 fleas belonging to 5 species in 5 genera were collected inside and outside the houses, an average of 44 per house (maximum 71): Pulex irritans, Echidnophaga gallinacea, and Ctenocephalides canis fleas were collected inside the houses (244, 76.
2010, asi como a las pulgas Anomiopsyllus perotensis Acosta & Fernandez, 2009, Stenistomera alpina (Baker, 1985) y Echidnophaga gallinacea (Westwood, 1875) (Acosta & Fernandez 2009; Falcon-Ordaz et al.