Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Contribution to the knowledge of fleas (Insecta, Siphonaptera) of Madeira and the Selvagens.

Abstract

Five new species of fleas are added to the fauna of Madeira and the Selvagens Islands: Pulex irritans, Ctenocephalides felis felis, C. canis. Xenopsylla cheopis and Leptopsylla segnis. With these 5 new records the list of fleas from Madeira and Selvagens Archipelagos is now thought to include 8 distinct taxa.