sticktight flea


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Noun1.sticktight flea - 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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cheriway was identified as sticktight flea Echidnophaga gallinacea (Siphonaptera, Pulicidae).
Fleas: One noteworthy and surpring result of this study was the sticktight flea Echidnophaga gallinacea in one Caracara (C.
An introduced generalist parasite, the sticktight flea (Echidnophaga gallinacea), and its pathology in the threatened Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerules cens).