In this paper the writer desires to briefly summarize data which is to appear later in a bulletin from the College. His investigation of the life-history of the chicken flea shows that there is a great similarity in the development with that of ordinary fleas; and, that it is only in their adult stage where they become markedly specialized. Reviewing the literature we find numerous short references to this species, but none that would indicate a thorough knowledge of the life-cycle and means of control.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 1915
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