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Spilopsyllus cuniculi (European rabbit flea)

Synonyms: Spilopsyllus goniocephalus
Language: Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

Spilopsyllus cuniculi, the rabbit flea, is a species of flea in the family Pulicidae. It is an external parasite of rabbits and hares and is occasionally found on cats and dogs and also certain seabirds that nest in burrows. It can act as a vector for the virus that causes the rabbit disease myxomatosis.
View Wikipedia Record: Spilopsyllus cuniculi

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast 160731 England/Scotland, United Kingdom  
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
Essex Estuaries 114016 England, United Kingdom
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Lundy 7573 England, United Kingdom  
Monach Islands 9011 Scotland, United Kingdom    
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
North Fetlar 3909 Scotland, United Kingdom  
North Norfolk Coast 7926 England, United Kingdom  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
River Dee 6046 Scotland, United Kingdom
River Tay 23469 Scotland, United Kingdom
Ronas Hill – North Roe 12110 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Sands of Forvie 1814 Scotland, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
St David`s / Ty Ddewi 2312 Wales, United Kingdom  
Strathglass Complex 58277 Scotland, United Kingdom
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  


Parasite of 
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)[1]
Capra ibex (ibex)[1]
Corvus corone (Carrion Crow)[1]
Felis catus (Domestic Cat)[1]
Lepus europaeus (European Hare)[1]
Lepus timidus (Mountain Hare)[1]
Martes foina (Beech Marten)[1]
Martes martes (European Pine Marten)[1]
Microtus arvalis (common vole)[1]
Mustela erminea (Ermine)[1]
Mustela putorius (European Polecat)[1]
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit)[1]
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)[1]
Rattus rattus (black rat)[1]
Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)[1]
Sciurus vulgaris (Eurasian red squirrel)[1]
Sorex araneus (Eurasian shrew)[1]
Spermophilus citellus (European ground squirrel)[1]
Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern Cottontail)[1]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[1]


East-Mediterranean province, West-Mediterranean province, European province; Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain;



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1International Flea Database
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