General Info: Fleas live for an average of 100 days. The most common species is the cat flea. This flea is not just common on cats, but dogs as well. When you get multiple bites, often on the legs, that is typically a sign of fleas.
- Length: 1/12″ – 1/6″
- Region Found: Throughout the United States
- Residential Location: They can be transported sometimes on clothes, dogs, cats, and rodents.
- Random/Interesting Fact: Fleas have powerful legs to jump as high as 8″, 150 times their own height.
- Identification: They are dark reddish-brown and flat. Fleas can be difficult to see because they are so small.