Ctenocephalides canis

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Noun1.Ctenocephalides canis - flea that attacks dogs and catsCtenocephalides canis - flea that attacks dogs and cats  
flea - any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
Ctenocephalides, genus Ctenocephalides - an arthropod genus of fleas
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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.
You need a flea treatment that is effective against the pre-adult stages of the most common fleas in the dog, Ctenocephalides felis and Ctenocephalides canis.
A few specimens of Ctenocephalides canis (dog flea), Pulex irritans (human flea), and Ceratophyllus gallinae (hen flea) were also identified (Table 1).