Loving it with fleas

I love my job–especially when I get to identify tiny insects that no one else wants to look at. I recently received an insect from a gentleman whose daughter had been bitten at home. I could tell immediately we were dealing with a flea–usually a routine identification to confirm that the tiny insect was a cat flea. But this specimen was different, and prompted a closer look. What fun!

Before I let the “cat flea” out of the bag, one of the fleas below was the flea I saw this week. Can you…

Source: Insects in the City

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