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"Ctenocephalides canis"
Ctenocephalides canis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Siphonaptera
Family: Pulicidae
Subfamily: Archaeopsyllinae
Genus: Ctenocephalides
Stiles & Collins, 1930
Species and Subspecies[1]

Ctenocephalides is a flea genus[2] in the tribe Archaeopsyllini which includes the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis.


  1. ^ "Ctenocephalides" (HTML). NCBI taxonomy. Bethesda, MD: National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  2. ^ Beaucournu, J.C.; Ménier, K. (1998). "Le genre Ctenocephalides Stiles et Collins, 1930 (Siphonaptera, Pulicidae)". Parasite. 5 (1): 3–16. doi:10.1051/parasite/1998051003. ISSN 1252-607X. PMID 9754292. open access publication – free to read