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]

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]
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To the best of our knowledge, the work of seeking efficient entomopathogenic fungi against Ctenocephalides sp.
Richman, Cat Flea, Ctenocephalides Felis Felis (Bouche), Citeseer, 1997.
Holbert et al., "Efficacy of selamectin against adult flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis felis and Ctenocephalides canis) on dogs and cats," Veterinary Parasitology, vol.
Of these, 1399 (79.58 %) samples were identified as Ctenocephalides felis (collected from dogs, cats, guinea pigs and foxes).
The epizootiology of infestation of sheep with Ctenocephalides canis in a livestock farm in Nigeria.
In addition, many other insect nAChR subunit genes have also been identified such as Manduca sexta, Myzus persicae, Schistocerca gregaria (Tomizawa & Casida 2001), Ctenocephalides felis (Bass et al.
In United States, contrary to the classic cycle rat-flea-rat, the most important reservoirs are opossums from the gender Dydelphis and catsl the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis also have been identified as a vector (4).
There's no point saving the planet if you're going to have to share it with ctenocephalides felis, that's cat fleas to those who don't speak Latin.
(13) By 2002, cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) infected with R.