genus Ctenocephalides


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Noun1.genus Ctenocephalides - an arthropod genus of fleasgenus Ctenocephalides - 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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Thirteen species of flea belonging to the genus Ctenocephalides have been described to date (15), mainly distributed in continental Africa (16), with a worldwide contemporary distribution in a large range of hosts, mainly anthropic species of the group (C.