cat flea

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: flea - flea that breeds chiefly on cats and dogs and ratscat flea - flea that breeds chiefly on cats and dogs and rats
flea - any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
Ctenocephalides, genus Ctenocephalides - an arthropod genus of fleas
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The fleas found on domestic animals are mainly called the cat flea and are capable of transmitting the dreaded plague bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Although high temperatures and humidity are most favorable to the cat flea from June to August, it breeds in the U.
The infection spreads via an arthropod vector, Ctenocephalides felis or the "common" cat flea [1, 5].
Lou Johnson, North Tyneside A: The majority of fleas found on dogs are the cat flea and 95% of them live in the environment rather than on the dog.
The main vector of this bacterium is the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis).
Yes, this appears to be the season of the cat flea.
WHAT'S the difference between Advocate and Advantage cat flea treatments?
6) Although short, one to two-day courses of doxycycline have been reported to be as successful as 10-day courses in some SF infections (MSF, cat flea SF).
66mm BLUEBOTTLE MAGGOT Actual size 20mm COMMON HOUSEFLY Actual size 10mm CAT FLEA Actual size 2.
Reference: "A Comparison of Jump Performances of the Dog Flea, Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis, 1826) and the Cat Flea, Ctenocephalides felis fells (Bouche, 1835)," M.
Miss Williams said the packaging was often quite similar for dog and cat flea treatments but the results of using the wrong preparation could be lethal.
The lower temperature limit for development (egg to adult) of the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is 13[degrees]C, with an upper relative humidity limit of 92% (Silverman et al.