The tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans) infests several districts; the sand-flea has been imported from the west coast.
Thus it is seen why the sand-flea cannot deposit its eggs as do the rest of the family.
This sand-flea is a small affair,—not the sand-flea, or chigre, of science—but a genuine flea.
Mr Masterman makes some interesting remarks on the chigo, or sand-flea (Pulex penetrans).
sand flea n.