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Flea Key

1. Genal and Pronotal combs present .......... Ctenocephalides sp.
2. Genal and Pronotal combs absent ........ Go to: 3 & 4

3. Head rounded .......... Pulex irritans
4. Head blunt and flat anteriorly .......... Echidnophaga gallinacea

Echidnophaga gallinacea


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