Fleas, Mosquitoes,Ticks ID
Fleas are reddish brown and are approximately 2.5 mm in length. Fleas are wingless but they are capable of traveling great distances by jumping. Fleas have 3 sets of elongated legs.
Fleas are usually identified by the effects of their feeding; animals that are their hosts will start itching vigorously, and humans can get bite marks that will also itch. When sever infestations occur you can observe them jumping in carpet.
For more information on see Fleas & Ticks.
In appearance, mosquitoes resemble the crane fly. They are a winged insect that grows to be approximately half an inch in size. Female mosquitoes are blood-eating. They have slender bodies with compound eyes. Mosquitoes can be identified by their bites which causes a bump on human skin.
Mosquitoes are usually found near breeding areas which are located by standing waters such as ponds and puddles. See Flies, Mosquitoes and Moths for more information.
Ticks are approximately 1 cm long and their color varies by species, but are usually brown or black. Ticks are actually an arachnid - they are related to spiders. They are normally found near wooded areas and vegetation. Ticks are large enough that they can be identified by sight. When spotted be sure to remove immediately, as they are transmitters of many diseases, and then treat for prevention. See Fleas & Ticks
For affordable lasting solutions