Cat Flea

Cat Flea

Cat fleas not only cause discomfort by biting, but can transmit several diseases. They are found through the U.S. and the rest of the world.

  • Common Name: Cat Flea
  • Scentific Name: Ctenocephalides felis (Bouche)
  • Class/Order/Family: Insecta/Siphonaptera/Pulicidae
  • Metamorphosis: Complete
  • Size


    Adults about 1/8" long.

  • Color


    Brownish black to black, but reddish black when full of blood.

  • Biology


    Eggs are deposited on or between cat hairs, or in the nest or bedding material.

  • Habit


    Fleas can jump about 6" vertically, and can easily hitch a ride on shoes, trousers. etc.

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