cat flea


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Noun1.cat 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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Ctenocephalides felis is a big name for a tiny insect that is a huge pest: the cat flea. While other fleas may infest your cat, this is the most common species to affect cats.
The cat flea has a wide distribution all around the world in temperate to tropical areas.
The fleas found on domestic animals are mainly called the cat flea and are capable of transmitting the dreaded plague bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Michael, "Advances in the control of Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea) on cats and dogs," TRENDS in Parasitology, vol.
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. As temperatures soar, the little blighters have been breeding like there is no tomorrow and infect any passing cat which then pass them on to their unsuspecting owners.
WHAT'S the difference between Advocate and Advantage cat flea treatments?
the cat flea) is by far the most common in the United States, infesting cats, dogs and humans as well as other mammals and birds.