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Pest Library - flea

Latin Name:
Order Siphonaptera

Appearance:
Small, wingless, about 1/12- to 1/6-inch long. Covered in spines with piercing mouthparts.

Habit:
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.