Siphonaptera


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Siphonaptera

[‚sī·fə′näp·trə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The fleas, an order of insects characterized by a small, laterally compressed, oval body armed with spines and setae, three pairs of legs modified for jumping, and sucking mouthparts.
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Siphonaptera parasites of wild rodents and marsupials trapped in three mountain ranges of the Atlantic Forest in southeastern Brazil.
y los ectoparasitos se encuentran albergados en la Coleccion de Siphonaptera (MZFC-S) del Museo de Zoologia <<Alfonso L.
Fleas belong to the order Siphonaptera, one of the major groups of blood-sucking insects with more than 2,500 species and subspecies of fleas.
Respecto al orden Siphonaptera, no se evidencio su presencia en cuyes en zona de selva, al igual que en el reporte de Dittmar (2001), a pesar que se observo en las cercanias e incluso dentro de las granjas a otros animales domesticos (perros gatos, conejos, aves, etc.
Los ejemplares en la Coleccion UVS estan separados segun los siguientes grupos principales: Acari, Scorpiones, Hemiptera, Phthiraptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera (Ceratopogonidae, Culicidae, Psychodidae, Simuliidae, Streblidae y Tabanidae).
Insecta, Phthiraptera, Hoplopleuridae: Hoplopleura scapteromydis Ronderos, 1965; Siphonaptera, Rhopalopsyllidae: Polygenis (Neopolygenis) atopus (Jordan & Rothschild, 1922), Polygenis (Neopolygenis) massoiai Del Ponte, Polygenis (Polygenis) axius axius (Jordan & Rothschild), Polygenis (Polygenis) bohlsi bohlsi (Wagner, 1937), Polygenis (Polygenis) platensis platensis (Jordan & Rothschild, 1908).
Subsequently, Marinkelle and Grose (1981) published a list of ectoparasites in Colombian bats of the orders Diptera, Hemiptera and Siphonaptera, as well as 5 families of mites, reporting a total of 88 species.
Nota preliminar sobre algunos Siphonaptera de Costa Rica.
Tungiasis, a parasitic skin disease that occurs in tropical countries, is caused by sand fleas of the genus Tunga (Insecta, Siphonaptera, Tungidae).
2003 a) publicaron una nomina de los roedores del noroeste argentino y sus Siphonaptera asociados, que incluye ejemplares de Stephanocircidae.