Orchopeas pennsylvanicus    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Siphonaptera   >   Family Ceratophyllidae   >   Genus Orchopeas   


Orchopeas pennsylvanicus is the most common flea found on woodrats in the northeastern United States. The woodrat colony along the Potomac River in Montgomery County has been extirpated and therefore, it is likely so has this flea. The previous collection in Montgomery County was in 1921. (Eckerlin, 2011)

There are 4 records in the project database.

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