Head Region of Fleas Diagram

Head Region of Fleas Diagram

Head Region of Fleas Diagram

This diagram highlights some common identifying morphologic features found on the head region of fleas.

Identifying features include the absence or presence of an eye, the number and placement of ocular and post-antennal setae, the number of teeth in the genal comb, and the structure of the mouth parts, particularly the length of the labial palpi.