Ceratophyllus gallinae

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Ceratophyllus gallinae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Siphonaptera
Family: Ceratophyllidae
Genus: Ceratophyllus
Species: C. gallinae
Binomial name
Ceratophyllus gallinae
Schrank, 1803

Ceratophyllus gallinae,[1] known as the hen flea in Europe or the European chicken flea elsewhere, is an ectoparasite of birds. It was described by Schrank in 1803.