Shrew flea

Toddy Cooper collected this male flea from a female common shrew at Putts Corner and preserved it on a microscope slide.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
40/2023/53
Collection Class
Arthropods
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Common Name
shrew flea
Simple Name
flea
Production Town

Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
Arthur Errington ‘Toddy’
Production Person Surname
Cooper
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Hystrichopsyllidae: Palaeopsylla soricis vesperis (Dale, 1878): shrew flea