- Color: Reddish-Brown
- Body Size: Usually between 1-3 millimeters in length. They do not have wings, however they are able to jump a distance up to 13 inches.
- Feed on: blood, larvae typically feed on the excrement of adult fleas. These insects can carry diseases and have proven to be a significant nuisance to humans and animals alike.
- Found: Most flea infestations occur through animals bringing them into the home. The flea will attach itself to an animal and lay eggs that usually end up being distributed throughout the home. Many times the eggs become embedded in carpet flooring making it increasingly difficult to remove them before they hatch.