Taxon profile


Dog Flea
Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis, 1826)

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

Scientific synonyms

Pulex canis Curtis, 1826
Ctenocephalus canis


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Dipylidium caninum (Linnaeus, 1758), Leptomonas ctenocephali (Fantham) Woodcock, 1914

host: Canis lupus f. familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 - dog

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Ctenocephalides canis]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Ctenocephalides_canis]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [170102]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis, 1826)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis, 1826)]

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