Two new flea records from Guatemala : Pulex simulans and Echidnophaga gallinacea ( Siphonaptera : Pulicidae ), and their host-parasite relationship

  • Luis E
  • Federico J
  • Escobar L
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Abstract

During bacterial zoonoses studies in 2009 to 2010, two common fleas (Pulex simulans and Echidnophaga gallinacea) were collected and are reported herein for Guatemala for the first time. Their prevalence, mean intensity and abundance are also presented.

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  • domestic
  • echidnophaga gallinacea
  • guatemala
  • opossums
  • pulex simulans
  • siphonaptera

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Authors

  • E Luis

  • J Federico

  • Luis E. Escobar

  • Danilo Álvarez

  • F.J. Federico J Villatoro

  • David Morán

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