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Table 2 Ectoparasites of cats in Brazil

From: Dogs, cats, parasites, and humans in Brazil: opening the black box

Phylum Class Order Family Speciesa
Arthropoda Arachnida Ixodida Ixodidae Amblyomma aureolatum
     Amblyomma ovale
     Amblyomma triste
     Rhipicephalus sanguineus s.l.
   Sarcoptiformes Listrophoridae Lynxacarus radovskyi
    Psoroptidae Otodectes cynotis
    Sarcoptidae Notoedres cati
     Sarcoptes scabiei
   Trombidiformes Demodicidae Demodex cati
  Insecta Phthiraptera Trichodectidae Felicola subrostratus
   Siphonaptera Pulicidae Ctenocephalides canis
     Ctenocephalides felis felis
     Pulex irritans
    Tungidae Tunga penetrans
  1. aChecklist of ectoparasites (flying insects excluded) infesting cats in Brazil [19, 22, 4249].