Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Siphonaptera

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2899

Name

Greek: siphon = tube, a = non, pteron = wing.

Synonyms

Fleas, Aphaniptera.

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