Ctenocephalides


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Ctenocephalides

(tē'nō-se-fal'i-dēz),
A genus of fleas. Ctenocephalides canis (dog flea) and Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea) are nearly universal ectoparasites of household pets; will attack humans when starving if pets are absent.
[G. ktenōdēs, like a cockle, + kephalē, head]

Ctenocephalides

/Cte·no·ce·phal·i·des/ (te″no-sĕ-fal´ĭ-dēz) a genus of fleas, including C. ca´nis, frequently found on dogs, which may transmit the dog tapeworm to humans, and C. fe´lis, commonly parasitic on cats.

Cte·no·ce·phal·i·des

(tē'nō-se-fal'i-dēz)
A genus of fleas; C. canis (dog flea) and C. felis (cat flea) are nearly universal ectoparasites of household pets; in the absence of pets, they will attack humans when starving.
[G. ktenōdēs, like a cockle, + kephalē, head]

Ctenocephalides

a genus of fleas of the order Siphonaptera. Includes Ctenocephalides canis (dogs and related species), C. felis, C. f. felis, C. f. strongylus, C. f. damarensis and C. f. orientalis; infest cats, dogs and related small animals.
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henselae, which is transmitted among cats by the Ctenocephalides felis flea (2).
5% were identified as Ctenocephalides felis, the cat flea (Table 3).
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