Flea

About the Flea

Appearance

Small, wingless, about .5 cm long. Covered in spines with piercing mouthparts.

Habitat

A parasite that attaches to a host.

Diet

Larvae feed on organic debris, particularly the feces of adult fleas, which contain undigested blood.

Reproduction

Eggs are not attached to the host. Eggs will hatch on the ground, in nests, carpet, bedding, upholstery or cracks in the floor. Most hatch within seven to fourteen days.

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