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Hoplopsyllus anomalus

Pronunciation: hop'lo-sil'us a-nom'a-lus

Definition: A species of flea parasitic on ground squirrels of the western U.S., and a vector of plague.

[G. hoplo, tool, weapon, + psyll, flea]

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