Showing 2 types of FLEAS

Cat Flea

Latin Name: Ctenocephalides felis

Latin Family Name: Siphonaptera

There are dozens of different species of fleas, but the Cat Flea is by far the most common flea on pets and in structures in the United States. It originated in Africa as an ectoparasite of the large native cats.

Human Flea

Latin Name: Pulex irritans

It is believed that this flea, now found throughout the world, may have originated in South America, feeding on native mammals there. It is extremely rare in North America.

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