Ctenocephalides felis (Cat flea, EL2017-DRISC) (ASM342690v1)

About Ctenocephalides felis

The cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is an extremely common parasitic insect whose principal host is the domestic cat, although a high proportion of the fleas found on dogs also belong to this species. This is despite the widespread existence of a separate and well-established "dog" flea, Ctenocephalides canis. Cat fleas originated in Africa but can now be found globally. As humans began domesticating cats, the prevalence of the cat flea increased and it spread throughout the world.

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Taxonomy ID 7515

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Taxonomy ID 7515

Data source West Virginia University

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Genome assembly: ASM342690v1

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