Xenopsylla

noun
Xen·​op·​syl·​la | \ˌzen-äp-ˈsil-ə \

Medical Definition of Xenopsylla 

: a genus of fleas of the family Pulicidae including several (as the oriental rat flea) that are important as vectors of plague

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