Ceratophyllidae

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Ceratophyllidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Siphonaptera
Infraorder: Ceratophyllomorpha
Superfamily: Ceratophylloidea
Family: Ceratophyllidae
Dampf, 1908
Genera

About 45, see text

Synonyms

Dolichopsyllidae

Ceratophyllidae is a family of fleas. Its members are parasites of mainly rodents and birds. It contains two subfamilies, one containing over 40 genera, and the other just three.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beaucournu, J.-C.; Wells, K. (2009). "Macrostylophora durdeni n. sp. de Sabah (Île de Bornéo) et autres espèces sympatriques (Siphonaptera : Ceratophyllidae, Pygiopsyllidae)". Parasite. 16 (4): 283–287. doi:10.1051/parasite/2009164283. ISSN 1252-607X.  open access publication – free to read