The Female flea will lay several hundred eggs, usually on the host. However, the eggs are not attached to the host, and soon fall off and develop on the ground or in the host’s nest or resting place. Once fully developed these eggs will hatch on the ground, in rugs, carpet, bedding, upholstery or cracks in the floor. Most hatch within 1-12 days.

Fleas undergo complete metamorphosis. The life cycle, or stages, of the flea is composed of the egg, larval, pupae and adult stages. Cycle length ranges from several weeks to several months and is largely dependent upon environmental conditions.

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Because the eggs that are layed on the host do most often fall off and develop in the hosts resting place if your pest sleep on your bed then your bedding may become infested by fleas

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