Technical information of Pest Control, insects, insecticide.

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The Humble Flea

Fleas are insects that form the order Siphonaptera. They are wingless, with mouthparts adapted for piercing skin and sucking blood. Fleas are external parasites, living by hematophagy, off the blood of mammals and birds. Flea species include: Cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) Dog flea (Ctenocephalides canis) Human flea (Pulex irritans) Morphology and behaviour Fleas are wingless…