Ctenocephalides


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Noun1.Ctenocephalides - an arthropod genus of fleasCtenocephalides - an arthropod genus of fleas    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pulicidae, Pulicidae - many common fleas attacking humans and domestic animals
Ctenocephalus, genus Ctenocephalus - a former usage synonymous with Ctenocephalides
Ctenocephalides canis, dog flea - flea that attacks dogs and cats
cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis - flea that breeds chiefly on cats and dogs and rats
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Ctenocephalides felis is a big name for a tiny insect that is a huge pest: the cat flea.
These sequences were also closely (>99% sequence identity) related to other sequences from fleas (Ctenocephalides felis and C.
Bacillus thuringiensis CryET29 compositions toxic to coleopteran insects and ctenocephalides spp.
It protects against ticks: lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) and brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), as well as fleas (Ctenocephalides felis).
The dog and cat fleas (Insecta: Siphonaptera), Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis), and Ctenocephalides felis felis (Bouche) are small, laterally flattened, wingless, and highly specialized insects.
affinis) (n=4), Ctenocephalides felis (C.felis) (n=33), and Trichodectes canis (T.
Recently, the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) has also been implicated as an arthropod vector of the disease.
Murine typhus is a typhus group rickettsiosis transmitted by rat fleas (Xenopsylla cheopis Rothschild) and cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis Bouche), which can present as nonspecific febrile illness, conjunctivitis, and/or heptosplenomegaly.
The ectoparasites were identified as Ctenocephalides canis and Rhiphicephalus sanguineus.