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Ech·id·noph·a·ga gal·li·na·ce·a(ek'id-nof'ă-gă gal'i-nā'sē-ă),
The sticktight flea, a serious pest of poultry in subtropical America; also frequently attacks domestic mammals and humans.
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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.
See also: Echidnophaga
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