What Do Fleas Eat To Stay Alive?
Adult fleas eat the blood of human and animals before they can become capable of reproduction. but what do larvae eat? and what foods?
Fleas are ectoparasites, it means they are parasites that live on the outside surface of a host’s body.
Which species are the food of fleas?
Fleas feed on warm-blooded animals including dogs, cats, mice, humans, rabbits, squirrels and chickens as well.
Larvae of Flea eat adult flea feces or so called the flea dirt and conspecific eggs to fulfill nutritional requirements and survive or will lead to developmental failure.
Cat flea larvae don’t live on hosts and don’t feed parasitically but scavenge for food in their surrounded environment and not from host’s nutrition.