Echidnophaga


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Echidnophaga

(ĕk″ĭd-nŏf′ă-gă)
A genus of fleas belonging to the family Pulicidae.

Echidnophaga gallinacea

The sticktight flea, an important pest of poultry. It collects in clusters on the heads of poultry and in the ears of mammals. It may infest humans, esp. children.
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peromysci Trichuris dipodomys 5 Echidnophaga gallinacea 1 Polygenis vazquezi 1, 4 Anomiopsyllus traubi 5 Meringis altipecten 2, 4, 5 2 Jellisonia (Jellisonia) breviloba Jellisonia (Jellisonia) breviloba barrerai Pleochaetis mundus Plusaetis mathesoni P.
An introduced generalist parasite, the sticktight flea (Echidnophaga gallinacea), and its pathology in the threatened Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerules cens).
Sticktight flea (Echidnophaga gallinacea) infestation in a Victoria crowned pigeon (Goura victoria).
Stickfast flea, Echidnophaga gallinacea, on wild birds.
gallinae, Echidnophaga gallinacea y Pseudolynchia canariensis).
Asimismo, Echidnophaga gallinacea solo se encontro en una paloma hembra (prevalencia = 8.3%; intensidad media = 14) y Lipeurus caponis en dos palomas machos (prevalencia = 11.8%; intensidad media = 1).
Los resultados del presente estudio confirman la presencia de algunos ectoparasitos de Columba livia que anteriormente habian sido registrados para palomas en el Peru, tales como Pseudolynchia sp, Goniodes sp, Menopon sp, Columbicola columbae y Echidnophaga gallinacea (Zaldivar, 1991; Rojas, 1993).
canis Cats, dogs, other animals Echidnophaga gallinacea Domestic fowl, Rattus rattus Tunga penetrans Humans, dogs, goats Xenopsylla brasiliensis Rattus rattus, Mastomys natalensis Flea species composition, % Domestic flea species Low * High ([dagger]) Pulex irritans 61.5 75.2 Ctenocephalides felis, C.
gltA + Genes sequenced ompA+ (%) ([dagger]) Broome Echidnophaga 2 (50) ns gallinacea Geraldton Ctenocephalides felis 6 (43) ns E.