Pulex sp. Pulex sp.    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Siphonaptera   >   Family Pulicidae   >   Genus Pulex   


The identity of Pulex specimens collected prior to 1958 is questionable. Smit (1958) described differences in the males of Pulex irritans Linnaeus, 1758, and Pulex simulans Baker, 1895, and resurrected the latter species from synonomy. There have been few collections of Pulex fleas in Maryland since 1931. (Eckerlin, 2011)

There are 4 records in the project database.

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