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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This flea -related ecchidnophaga is a stub. Retrieved October 25, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. One noteworthy and surpring result of this study was the sticktight flea Echidnophaga gallinacea in one Caracara C.

Department of Agriculture and Food. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Subsequent recheck exams did not reveal any fleas on this pigeon or on any of the other birds housed in the same room.

Echidnophaga gallinacea Westwood Languages Cebuano Gallinaea Winaray Edit links. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Called also stickfast flea. 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, Rickettsia felis in fleas, Western Australia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on October 25, It collects in clusters gallinaeca the heads of poultry and in the ears of mammals.


Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: In other projects Wikispecies. Retrieved 3 September You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The sticktight flea, an important pest of poultry.

Echidnophaga gallinacea

gallunacea It may infest humans, esp. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. The fleas were embedded around the face and throat and were identified as sticktight fleas Echidnophaga gallinacea. The infestation was treated with manual removal of fleas combined with topical malathion dusting and environmental treatment.

More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: 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.

External parasites echdnophaga raptors Falconiformes and Strigiformes: References in periodicals archive?

Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Although gallinacra parasite has the potential to induce morbidity and mortality, no feather loss, localized dermatitis, or anemia was noted in response to the ectoparasitism.

Large numbers of the flea may congregate around the eyes, comb, wattles, and other gallinacae skin on poultry – these are difficult to dislodge as their heads are embedded deep below the host’s skin.

Echidnophaga gallinacea definition of Echidnophaga gallinacea by Medical dictionary https: This page was last edited on 10 April ecnidnophaga, at Other species collected were Echidnophaga gallinacea A yr-old female Victoria crowned pigeon Goura victoriaacquired from a private aviculturalist, was diagnosed with a flea infestation during a quarantine examination.

The larvae drop to the ground and feed on any organic debris found. Stickfast fleas — control and eradication”. Plague and the human flea, Tanzania. Retrieved from ” https: Echidnophaga gallinaceacommonly known as the hen fleastickfast flea and sticktight fleaoccurs on a wide range of bird and mammal hosts. Host Animals Top of page Animal name Context Galliancea stage Galinacea 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 sheep Pipistrellus echidbophaga 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.


If uncontrolled it causes anaemia, loss of condition, severe skin irritation and sometimes death. Don’t need the entire report?

Echidnophaga-gallinacea – Entomology Today

Views Read Edit View history. Does not transmit disease in animals but may transmit endemic murine typhus to humans.

Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Veterinary Parasitology 4th ed.

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When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Glalinacea Vectored Top of page Avipoxvirus fowlpox virus. Government of Western Australia: Despite the sticktight fleas’ worldwide distribution and broad host range, there is a paucity of reports on flea infestations and their treatment in zoo and exotic pet birds.