Pulex (Pulex) irritans Linnaeus, 1758

Keskin, Adem, Hastriter, Michael W. & Beaucournu, Jean-Claude, 2018, Fleas (Siphonaptera) of Turkey: species composition, geographical distribution and host associations, Zootaxa 4420 (2), pp. 211-228: 225

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4420.2.4

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scientific name

Pulex (Pulex) irritans Linnaeus, 1758
status

 

Pulex (Pulex) irritans Linnaeus, 1758 

Type depository. NHM (neotype).

Hosts. Carnivora— Canis aureus  , Canis familiaris  , Felis sylvestris catus  (domestic cats), Mustela putorius  , Vulpes vulpes  ; Chiroptera—unknown; Lagomorpha— Lepus europaeus  (as capensis); Primates— Homo sapiens  ; Rodentia— Spermophilus xanthophrymnus  (as Citellus citellus  ).

Distribution in Turkey. Adana (Saimbeyli) ( Hopkins & Rothschild 1953); Amasya ( Lewis & Lewis 1965); Ankara ( Dinçer 1971); Ankara (Keçiören, Kızılcahamam, Nallıhan), Antalya, Elazığ, Eskişehir, Van (Çatak, Gürpınar) ( Aktaş & Dinçer 1991); İstanbul ( Gülanber et al. 2002); Konya ( Uslu et al. 2008).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Siphonaptera

Family

Pulicidae

Genus

Pulex