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  1. A genus of fleas commonly found on rodents including N. fasciatus, the northern rat flea, which infrequently transmits the plague bacillus to humans.
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Examples from the Web for nosopsyllus

Historical Examples of nosopsyllus

  • Nosopsyllus fasciatus is a cosmopolitan flea on Rattus norvegicus.

    Natural History of the Prairie Vole (Mammalian Genus Microtus)

    E. W. Jameson