Taxon profile


Oriental Rat Flea
Xenopsylla cheopis (Rothschild, 1903)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Aphaniptera - fleas »  family Pulicidae »  genus Xenopsylla

Scientific synonyms

Pulex cheopis Rothschild, 1903
Xenopsylla pachyuromyidis Glinkiewicz, 1907


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Xenopsylla cheopis cheopis (Rothschild, 1903)

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Xenopsylla cheopis]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Xenopsylla_cheopis]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Xenopsylla cheopis (Rothschild)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [170080]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Xenopsylla cheopis (Rothschild, 1903)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Xenopsylla cheopis (Rothschild, 1903)]

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