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Photo#372657
Dead flea found in cat's bed - Ctenocephalides felis

Dead flea found in cat's bed - Ctenocephalides felis
Roseville, Placer County, California, USA
February 15, 2010
Size: 2 mm
This looks a little strange to me. Maybe it's just because it had probably been dead for at least a day and became shriveled. It doesn't seem to have a pronotal comb--does that mean it's not a cat flea?

Later edit--upon further viewing, I've decided that maybe it does have a pronotal comb after all...

Moved
Moved from Fleas.

It does
have a pronotal comb (just farther back). This is Ctenocephalides felis (C. canis has a shorter head).

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