It is not possible to tell the difference between bed bugs bites and flea bites. If you get an insect bite in your home, fleas and bed bugs are the most likely culprits. All insects feast on you in different ways and will leave different marks if you know what to look for. Flea Bites Do you know it? Flea Bite is the most commonly found on the legs, feet, waist, or armpit but can appear anywhere the insect has access to. Getting Rid of Fleas and Bed Bugs The hardest part about … [Read more...]
Where Do Lice Come From? Bugs that Look like Lice
Lice are the contagious parasites that are harmless. Pediculus humanus capitis or lice are microscopic insects that reside within your hair. The head lice feed on other living bodies in order to survive. They feed on human blood from the scalp to survive. The head lice are neither airborne nor do they fly. They cannot live in water and only survive by clinging on the hair strands. But where do lice come from? What are cat lice? What’s the difference between flea vs lice? Which bugs look like … [Read more...]
Flea Eggs – Life Cycle of Fleas and Why You Should Not Use Flea Bombs?
Fleas are insects that most commonly on furry animals like your pet cats and dogs or even on birds. They are parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts. Fleas can cause a lot of trouble, especially in those households that have pets in them. Keep reading to find out more about fleas and what they look like! What do adult fleas look like? Adult fleas are tiny insects, visible to the naked eye. They are about 0.3 cm in length and are flattened from side to side. They have a strong mouthpiece … [Read more...]
WHAT DO FLEAS LOOK LIKE & HOW TO GET RID OF THEM
FLEAS: Fleas are parasites that suck blood from birds and mammals. You can find 2500 flea species around the world. The Ctenocephalides felis species in the US is the most common type of parasite. The most common signs linked with flea infestation is excessive biting, scratching and licking by pets. WHAT DO FLEAS LOOK LIKE? Fleas are wingless creatures that are few millimeters. They have back legs which they use for jumping. The fleas look like nasty parasites which can hop around 30 cm. The … [Read more...]