Taxon profile


Human Flea
Pulex irritans Linnaeus, 1758

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


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Dipylidium caninum (Linnaeus, 1758)

host: Canis lupus f. familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 - dog, Felis silvestris f. catus Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Cat, Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 - Human

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Pulex_irritans]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Pulex irritans Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [170120]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Pulex irritans Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pulex irritans Linnaeus, 1758]

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