These tiny flying insects feed on the blood of humans and animals and are known for their itchy bites.


Bedbugs are small, flat, reddish-brown insects that infest bedding and furniture, coming out at night to feed on human blood.


Fleas are small, wingless insects that infest pets and homes, biting both animals and humans to feed on their blood.


Ticks are arachnids rather than insects, but they are blood-sucking parasites that attach to the skin of mammals, including humans. 


Horseflies are large, aggressive flies that bite animals and humans to obtain blood for nourishment. 

Black fly

Also known as "gnats" or "midges," blackflies are small, dark-coloured insects that feed on the blood of mammals, including humans.

While there are different species of lice that feed on various animals, human lice are small insects that infest human hair and feed on blood from the scalp.