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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Identification of Ctenocephalides felis fleas as a host of Rickettsia felis in Yucatan, Mexico.
You need a flea treatment that is effective against the pre-adult stages of the most common fleas in the dog, Ctenocephalides felis and Ctenocephalides canis.
There are more than 3,000 different species of flea, but here in North America the most common one is Ctenocephalides felis, the cat flea.
Antifeedant effect by common rue extracts was also demonstrated for the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) 4th instar larvae and adults (Hough-Goldstein 1990), and repellency was shown for the cat flea, Ctenocephalides canis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) (Cox 1980).
The common flea which infests cats and dogs, Ctenocephalides felis, is prevalent worldwide wherever warm ambient temperatures and adequate humidity exist.
Scientists need a supply of live fleas to learn more about the physiology of Ctenocephalides felis, the flea species that causes so much misery for dogs, cats, and their human owners.
Precisely, because cat fleas (or Ctenocephalides felis, the most common flea that attacks pets) live indoors.
stages of the flea Ctenocephalides felis after in vivo and in
have been implicated as the reservoirs, with the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, as the principal vector (2).
Experimental intravenous infections and transmission through the cat flea Ctenocephalides felis have also been reported (MENCKE et al.
En la Sierra peruana se han reportado acaros de las especies Dermanyssus gallinae, Chirodiscoides caviae, Trixacarus caviae, Ornithonyssus sylviarum, piojos de las especies Trimenopon hispidum, Gyropus ovalis y Gliricola porcelli, y pulgas de las especies Leptopsylla segnis, Tiamastus cavicola, Pulex simulans, Pulex irritans, Ctenocephalides canis, Cteno cephalides felis felis, Echidnophaga gallinacea y Xenopsylla cheopis (Florian, 1999; Dittmar, 2001; Levano y Chauca, 2008; Flores, 2010), en tanto que en la Costa fueron reportadas todas las especies mencionadas a excepcion de C.
The major arthropod parasites causing severe clinical infestations in canines include fleas (Ctenocephalides canis, Ctenocephalides felis felis), lice (Trichodectes canis, Linognathus setosus, Heterodoxus spiniger), mosquitoes (Aedes, Culex), flies (sand fly, Stomoxys, Haematobia) ticks (Rhipicephalus, Ixodes, Amblyomma, Haemaphysalis, Dermacentor) and mites (Demodex canis, Sarcoptes scabiei canis).