Dittmar, Katharina Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
Fox, Irving School of Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico.
Last reviewed:June 2020
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- Control of fleas
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An order of insects commonly known as fleas. Members of the order Siphonaptera are bloodsucking ectoparasites of animals and humans and may transmit serious diseases.
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