Echidnophaga
Echidnophaga E*chid"no*pha*ga, n. (Zo["o]l.) a genus of fleas including the {stick-tight flea} ({Echidnophaga gallinacea}), which is a serious pest in subtropical America, infesting poultry and frequently attacking man and domestic animals. --[Stedman] [PJC]

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  • Echidnophaga — noun a genus of Siphonaptera • Syn: ↑genus Echidnophaga • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Siphonaptera, ↑order Siphonaptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Echidnophaga — Echid·noph·a·ga .ek (.)id näf ə gə n a genus of fleas (as the sticktight flea) of the family Pulicidae of which the female remains attached to the host * * * Ech·id·noph·a·ga (ek″id nofґə gə) a genus of fleas. E. gallinaґcea, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • echidnophaga — echid·noph·a·ga …   English syllables

  • Echidnophaga gallinacea — Echidnophaga E*chid no*pha*ga, n. (Zo[ o]l.) a genus of fleas including the {stick tight flea} ({Echidnophaga gallinacea}), which is a serious pest in subtropical America, infesting poultry and frequently attacking man and domestic animals.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Echidnophaga gallinacea — noun parasitic on especially the heads of chickens • Syn: ↑sticktight, ↑sticktight flea • Hypernyms: ↑flea • Member Holonyms: ↑Echidnophaga, ↑genus Echidnophaga …   Useful english dictionary

  • Echidnophaga gallinacea — The sticktight flea, a serious pest of poultry in subtropical America; also frequently attacks domestic mammals and humans …   Medical dictionary

  • genus Echidnophaga — noun a genus of Siphonaptera • Syn: ↑Echidnophaga • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Siphonaptera, ↑order Siphonaptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick-tight flea — Echidnophaga E*chid no*pha*ga, n. (Zo[ o]l.) a genus of fleas including the {stick tight flea} ({Echidnophaga gallinacea}), which is a serious pest in subtropical America, infesting poultry and frequently attacking man and domestic animals.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sticktight flea — noun parasitic on especially the heads of chickens • Syn: ↑sticktight, ↑Echidnophaga gallinacea • Hypernyms: ↑flea • Member Holonyms: ↑Echidnophaga, ↑genus Echidnophaga * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pulicidae — ? Pulicidae Блоха Xenopsylla cheopis …   Википедия

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