Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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Fleas: Medical Important Flea Genera

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4648-1
  1. 1.
    Eurasia
    • Amalaraeus

    • Amphalius

    • Amphipsylla

    • Ceratophyllus

    • Citellophilus

    • Coptopsylla

    • Ctenocephalides

    • Ctenophthalmus

    • Echidnophaga

    • Frontopsylla

    • Megabothris

    • Mesopsylla

    • Neopsylla

    • Nosopsyllus

    • Ophthalmopsylla

    • Oropsylla

    • Paradoxopsyllus

    • Pulex

    • Rhadinopsylla

    • Stenoponia

    • Stivalius

    • Xenopsylla

     
  2. 2.
    Afrotropical region
    • Dinopsyllus

    • Chiastopsyllus

    • Ctenophtalmus

    • Leptospylla

    • Listropsylla

    • Pulex

    • Synopsyllus

    • Synosternus

    • Tunga

    • Xenopsylla

    • Xiphiopsylla

     
  3. 3.
    North America
    • Anomiopsyllus

    • Catallagia

    • Ceratophyllus

    • Ctenocephalides

    • Foxella

    • Hoplopsyllus

    • Hystrichopsylla

    • Malareus

    • Meringis

    • Opisodasys

    • Orchopeus

    • Oropsylla

    • Polygenis

    • Pulex

    • Stenistomera

     
  4. 4.
    Central and South America
    • Adoratopsylla

    • Craneopsylla

    • Cediopsylla

    • Delostichus

    • Hectopsylla

    • Hoplopsyllus

    • Neotyphloceras

    • Plocopsylla

    • Plusaetis

    • Polygenis

    • Pulex

    • Rhopalopsyllus

    • Sphinctopsylla

    • Tiamastus

    • Tunga

     
  5. 5.
    Australia
    • Ctenocephalides

    • Pulex

    • Stivalius

    • Xenopsylla

     

Keywords

North America Medical Important Afrotropical Region Flea Genus 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Further Reading

  1. Lewis RE (1993) Fleas. In: Lane RP, Crosskey RW (eds) Medical insects and arachnids. Chapman & Hall, LondonGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und Parasitologie Universitätsstraße 1DüsseldorfGermany