Pulex irritans

 

Pulex irritans

  •  They are commonly known as fleas.
  • Normally found on furred animals and also warm blooded animals.

Hooke's drawing of a flea in Micrographia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:HookeFlea01.jpg

Treatment

-          Flea medication

-          But it must be used with care as it might affect the host as well.