Nosopsyllus

Nosopsyllus

(nos'ō-sil'ŭs),
A flea genus commonly found on rodents. Nosopsyllus fasciatus, the northern rat flea, is a species that infrequently transmits the plague bacillus to humans.
[noso- + G. psylla, flea]

Nosopsyllus

(nŏs″ō-sĭl′ŭs) [″ + psylla, flea]
A genus of fleas belonging to the order Siphonaptera.

Nosopsyllus fasciatus

A species of rat fleas responsible for transmission of murine typhus and possibly plague.
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A minority of these genera live in close association with humans (synanthropic), including fleas of these species: Pulex irritans, Ctenocephalides felis, Ctenocephalides canis, Xenopsylla cheopis, Nosopsyllus fasciatus, Echidnophaga gallinacea, and Tunga penetrans (1).
olivaceus: Ectinorus levipes (Jordan y Rothschild), Eritranis andricus Jordan, Nosopsyllus londinenses (Rothschild), N.
wolffhuegeli, una hembra (PNG 815); Ceratophyllidae, Ceratophyllinae: Nosopsyllus sp., un macho (PNG 815); Tiamastus sp., un macho (PNG 824).
Transmission of Salmonella enteriditis by the rat fleas Xenopsylla cheopis and Nosopsyllus fasciatus.
On the life history and the biology of the rat flea, Nosopsyllus fasciatus (Bosc.).
felis collected from cats, and in a Nosopsyllus fasciatus collected from a Rattus surifer specimen in Thailand (6).
taylorii United Kingdom/ bank vole (9) Nosopsyllus fasciatus Bartonella spp.
Enzootic plague also may be maintained in the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus) and its flea (Nosopsyllus laeviceps) (26).