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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Parra, "Seasonal occurrence of Ctenocephalides felis felis and Ctenocephalides canis (Siphonaptera:Pulicidae) infesting dogs and cats in an urban area in Cuernavaca, Mexico," Journal of Medical Entomology, vol.
Burdelova, "Effect of Air Temperature and Humidity on the Survival of Pre-Imaginal Stages of Two Flea Species (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae)," Journal of Medical Entomology, vol.
Traub, "A revised glossary of terms used in the taxonomy of fleas," in An Illustrated Catalogue of the Rothschild Collection of Fleas (Siphonaptera) in the British Museum (The Natural History), London, G.
A classification of the Siphonaptera of South America, with descriptions of New Species.
(2012) The flea (Siphonaptera) fauna of Georgia, U.S.A.: hosts, distribution and medical-veterinary importance.
In small ruminant population, epidemiological investigations have shown that lice (Pthiraptera), fleas (Siphonaptera) and flies (Diptera) are widely distributed as ectoparsites globally (Nofstad and Gronstol, 2001; Colwell et al., 2002; Urquhart et al., 2006; Aktas et al., 2004; Iqbal et al., 2006; Kakar and Kakarsulemankhel, 2008; Iqbal et al., 2012; Durrani et al.,2012).
The homogeneous disruption of individual small arthropod vectors of zoonotic diseases such as biting midges (Diptera), fleas (Siphonaptera), or ticks (Ixodida) is typically done manually with pestles in microcentrifuge tubes, or with Dounce tissue grinders (1-3).
Effect of an experimental systemic compound CGA-184699, on life stages of the cat flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).
Detection of Rickettsia felis in a New World flea species, Anomiopsyllus nudata (Siphonaptera: Ctenophthalmidae).
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae), and Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis) (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) (ALMEIDA et al., 1999; LEITE et al., 2006), Prosopis juliflora Sw.