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FLEA 跳蚤

General Biology


  1. Medically important, Xenopsyalla sp.
  2. Adults commonly live for 10 days to 6 weeks


Adult size – 1-6 mm 

Appearance – Less oval shape, body flatten laterally, light to dark brown, no wings, 3 pairs of powerful legs, hind leg for jumping, covered with bristle and small spines

Behavior – Nuisance, during feeding - eject feces composed of semi-digested blood of previous meal, bite people on legs, ankle and waist.

Habitat – Avoid light, found sheltering among hairs, under clothing and bed.

Most fleas have four life stages: egg, larva, pupa (in a cocoon), and adult. This diagram shows the typical lifecycle of fleas. 

Life cycle

Lifecycle stages of a flea, from eggs, larvae, pupae to adult


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