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Echidnophaga gallinacea (sticktight flea)

Synonyms: Xestopsylla pullulorum
Language: Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

Echidnophaga gallinacea (Westwood, 1875), commonly known as the hen flea or stickfast flea, is a cosmopolitan sticktight flea occurring on a wide range of bird and mammal hosts. If uncontrolled it causes anaemia, loss of condition, severe skin irritation and sometimes death.
View Wikipedia Record: Echidnophaga gallinacea

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Rattus lutreolus (Australian swamp rat)[1]


Parasite of 
Aethomys chrysophilus (red rock rat)[2]
Ammospermophilus harrisii (Harris's antelope squirrel)[2]
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)[2]
Anthus pallidiventris (Long-legged Pipit)[2]
Arvicanthis abyssinicus (Abyssinian grass rat)[2]
Arvicanthis niloticus (Nile kusu)[2]
Asio capensis (Marsh Owl)[2]
Bassariscus astutus (Ringtail)[2]
Bettongia lesueur (Boodie)[2]
Bos taurus (cow)[3]
Bos taurus indicus (aurochs)[1]
Canis aureus (Golden Jackal)[2]
Canis lupus (Wolf)[3]
Canis lupus familiaris (domestic dog)[2]
Capra hircus (domestic goat)[1]
Caracal caracal (Caracal)[2]
Chaetodipus californicus (California pocket mouse)[2]
Chaetodipus nelsoni (Nelson's pocket mouse)[4]
Cheramoeca leucosterna (White-backed Swallow)[2]
Chlorocebus aethiops (vervet monkey)[2]
Civettictis civetta (African Civet)[2]
Colaptes auratus (Northern Flicker)[2]
Colobus polykomos (king colobus)[2]
Columba livia (Rock Pigeon)[2]
Cracticus tibicen <Unverified Name>[1]
Cricetomys gambianus (Gambian rat)[2]
Cricetulus migratorius (gray dwarf hamster)[2]
Cynictis penicillata (Yellow Mongoose)[5]
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)[2]
Dipodomys merriami (Merriam's kangaroo rat)[2]
Equus caballus (horse)[2]
Erinaceus europaeus (western European hedgehog)[2]
Felis catus (Domestic Cat)[2]
Felis silvestris (Wildcat)[2]
Felis silvestris lybica (African wild cat)[2]
Gallus gallus (Red Junglefowl)[2]
Genetta genetta (Common Genet)[2]
Geococcyx californianus (Greater Roadrunner)[2]
Gerbillus gerbillus (lesser Egyptian gerbil)[2]
Gerbillus pyramidum (greater Egyptian gerbil)[2]
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie)[2]
Hemiechinus auritus (Long-eared Hedgehog)[2]
Herpestes ichneumon (Egyptian Mongoose)[2]
Homo sapiens (man)[2]
Hyaena hyaena (Striped Hyena)[2]
Ichneumia albicauda (White-tailed Mongoose)[2]
Jaculus orientalis (Greater Egyptian jerboa)[2]
Leporillus conditor (Greater stick-nest rat)[2]
Leptailurus serval (Serval)[2]
Lepus californicus (Black-tailed Jackrabbit)[2]
Lepus callotis (White-sided Jackrabbit)[2]
Lepus capensis (Cape Hare)[2]
Lepus tolai (Tolai Hare)[2]
Lynx rufus (Bobcat)[2]
Macrotis lagotis (Greater Bilby)[2]
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner)[2]
Mastomys erythroleucus (Guinea multimammate mouse)[2]
Mastomys natalensis (Hildebrandt's multimammate mouse)[2]
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey)[2]
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)[2]
Meriones crassus (Sundevall's jird)[2]
Meriones meridianus (mid-day jird)[2]
Merops bullockoides (White-fronted Bee-eater)[2]
Mesechinus dauuricus (Daurian Hedgehog)[2]
Microtus californicus (California vole)[2]
Motacilla aguimp (African Pied Wagtail)[2]
Mungos mungo (Banded Mongoose)[2]
Mustela nivalis (Least Weasel)[2]
Mustela sibirica (Siberian Weasel)[2]
Myrmecobius fasciatus (Numbat)[2]
Neotoma albigula (white-throated woodrat)[2]
Neotoma fuscipes (dusky-footed woodrat)[2]
Neotoma lepida (desert woodrat)[2]
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon)[2]
Onychomys leucogaster (northern grasshopper mouse)[2]
Ortygospiza atricollis (Black-faced Quail-Finch)[2]
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit)[2]
Otocyon megalotis (Bat-eared Fox)[2]
Otospermophilus beecheyi (California ground squirrel)[2]
Otospermophilus variegatus (rock squirrel)[2]
Papio ursinus ursinus (Southern Chacma Baboon)[2]
Paraechinus hypomelas (Brandt's Hedgehog)[2]
Pelomys fallax (creek groove-toothed swamp rat)[2]
Peromyscus eremicus (cactus mouse)[2]
Peromyscus maniculatus (deer mouse)[2]
Petrodromus tetradactylus (Four-toed Elephant Shrew)[6]
Phascogale tapoatafa (Brush-tailed Phascogale)[2]
Ploceus cucullatus (Village Weaver)[2]
Pomatostomus temporalis (Grey-crowned Babbler)[2]
Prionailurus rubiginosus (Rusty-Spotted Cat)[2]
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)[2]
Proteles cristata (Aardwolf)[2]
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)[2]
Rattus rattus (black rat)[2]
Spermophilopsis leptodactylus (long-clawed ground squirrel)[2]
Spilogale putorius (Eastern Spotted Skunk)[2]
Suricata suricatta (Meerkat)[2]
Sus scrofa (wild boar)[2]
Sylvilagus audubonii (Desert Cottontail)[2]
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna)[2]
Taxidea taxus (American Badger)[2]
Toxostoma crissale (Crissal Thrasher)[2]
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail)[2]
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)[2]
Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Gray Fox)[5]
Viverricula indica (Small Indian Civet)[2]
Vulpes chama (Cape Fox)[7]
Vulpes macrotis (Kit Fox)[2]
Vulpes rueppellii (Rüppell's Fox)[2]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[2]
Xerospermophilus spilosoma (spotted ground squirrel)[8]
Xerus inauris (South African ground squirrel)[2]





Attributes / relations provided by
1Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
2International Flea Database
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Chaetodipus nelsoni, Troy L. Best, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 484, pp. 1-6 (1994)
5Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
6Petrodromus tetradactylus, Mark R. Jennings and Galen B. Rathbun, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 682, pp. 1–6 (2001)
76.7 Cape fox, Vulpes chama, C. Stuart and T. Stuart, Sillero-Zubiri, C., Hoffmann, M. and Macdonald, D.W. (eds). 2004. Canids: Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and Dogs. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Canid Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 430 pp.
8Spermophilus spilosoma, Donald P. Streubel and James P. Fitzgerald, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 101, pp. 1-4 (1978)
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