Dolichopsyllidae

noun plural

Dol·​i·​cho·​psyl·​li·​dae ˌdäl-i-kō-ˈsil-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Dolichopsyllidae (audio) -ˌkäp-ˈsil- How to pronounce Dolichopsyllidae (audio)
: a family of fleas chiefly of temperate zones including many that attack rodents and act as vectors of plague among rodents see ceratophyllus

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“Dolichopsyllidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dolichopsyllidae. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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