J Zoo Wildl Med. Dec;38(4) Sticktight flea (Echidnophaga gallinacea ) infestation in a Victoria crowned pigeon (Goura victoria). Gyimesi ZS(1). Hosts. Poultry. Identification. E. gallinacea are of the family Pulicidae, and have no genal or pronotal ctenida. It is a small burrowing flea. any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap. Word Family. Echidnophaga gallinacea. the “Echidnophaga gallinacea” family.
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If uncontrolled it causes anaemia, loss of condition, severe skin irritation and sometimes death. References in periodicals archive?
Government of Western Australia: One noteworthy and surpring result of this study was the sticktight flea Echidnophaga gallinacea in one Caracara C.
Veterinary Parasitology 4th ed. In other projects Wikispecies. Large numbers of the flea may congregate around the eyes, comb, wattles, and other naked skin on poultry – these are difficult to dislodge as their heads are embedded deep below the host’s skin. Los resultados del presente estudio confirman la presencia de algunos ectoparasitos de Columba livia que anteriormente habian sido registrados para palomas en el Peru, tales como Pseudolynchia sp, Goniodes sp, Menopon sp, Columbicola columbae y Echidnophaga gallinacea Zaldivar, ; Rojas, Echidnophaga gallinacea definition of Echidnophaga gallinacea by Medical dictionary echidnophagw The infestation was treated with manual removal of fleas combined with topical malathion dusting and environmental treatment.
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Retrieved 3 September Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. This page was last edited ecihdnophaga 10 Aprilat Archived from the original on October 25, Rickettsia felis in fleas, Western Australia. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.
A yr-old female Victoria crowned pigeon Goura victoriaacquired from a private aviculturalist, was diagnosed with a flea infestation during a quarantine examination. Called also stickfast flea.
Echidnophaha Tree Top of page Domain: When feeding, female fleas can remain attached for up to 6 weeks at a single site on the host, causing ulceration at the attachment site. Host Animals Top of page Animal name Context Life stage System Acomys cahirinus Bos indicus zebu Bos taurus cattle Canis familiaris dogs Capra hircus goats Cynomys ludovicianus black-tailed prairie dog Erinaceus algirus Felis Gallus Gallus gallus domesticus chickens Lepus californicus Mammalia mammals Mus musculus house mouse Neotoma mexicana Oryctolagus cuniculus rabbits Ovis aries gallinaceea Pipistrellus kuhli Psammomys obesus Rattus norvegicus brown rat Rattus rattus black rat Rousettus aegyptiacus Spermophilus beecheyi Spermophilus richardsoni Sturnus vulgaris common starling Sus scrofa pigs Sylvilagus audubonii Taphozous perforatus.
Subsequent recheck exams did not reveal any fleas on this pigeon or on any of the other birds housed in the same room. This flea -related article is a stub. It collects in clusters on the heads of poultry and in the ears of mammals.
Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. The fleas were embedded around the face and throat and were identified as sticktight fleas Echidnophaga gallinacea. echidnlphaga
The larvae drop to the ground and feed on any organic debris found.