Taxonomy: Order Siphonaptera (fleas)
Animal: Ctenocephalides felis felis (pathology)16.jpg
Ctenocephalides felis felis (cat flea) - allergic reaction in cat to fleas. As well as causing allergy, cat fleas (C felis felis) act as the intermediate hosts for Dipylidium caninum, the double pored tapeworm of definitive hosts- dogs, cats and occasionally humans (see slides of Dipylidium caninum).
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