Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list

Not all the insects on our planet earth are friendly, and some are poisonous or harmful to humans, be careful of these insects, or it is better not to meet.

An entomophile simply means—a person who likes insects, mind you! Some insects are unfriendly and can attack anything the slightest chance they have or when you encroach their territory. Below is the list of harmful insects.

Centipedes

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list

They can be significant in size, with a large number of legs, a frightening look. They move quickly and chaotically. The appearance of such an insect can bring harm to humans. It is somewhat disgusting for most people, which is negatively reflected in their psyche.

Water bugs

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list
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The mere memory of these tiny creatures is already unpleasant. They have an unbearable smell, and they feed on human blood. But there are also giant water bugs fifteen centimeters long. When meeting people, water bugs immediately pretend to be dead. But if they get angry, they can bite.

Lonomia

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list

This caterpillar is very dangerous. It is also called the “lazy clown.” Tourists like it because of its attractive appearance. But appearances are deceiving!

Africanized honey bee

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list

These are the most aggressive bees in the world. Experts advise not to get very close to their hives. They, sensing danger, will pursue and sting anyone.

Karakurt spider

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list
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The spider lives in the steppe. It belongs to the genus of “black widows.” The poison has solid and fast action, 15 times stronger than the venom of a rattlesnake. So please do not neglect the safety measures, do not approach the spider, and in no case touch it. The bite of such a representative is fatal to humans.

Subcutaneous gadflies

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list
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These insidious insects inject their larvae under the human skin. You can get rid of them only by performing a very complex operation. If you are stung by a subcutaneous gadfly, it can cause anaphylactic shock.

Asian hornet

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list

It has an impressive size of 4 to 5 cm. The killer hornet can deal with 40 bees in a minute and devour their larvae; they use them as food. They live in large numbers, about 700 individuals. The bite of such an insect can be fatal for humans.

Caterpillar of the moth Megalopyge Opercularis

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list
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It resembles a piece of ordinary felt caterpillar. But its villi are very poisonous. If you touch them, it will cause severe pain. And as a result, everything can end up in a hospital.

Red fire ant

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list
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This representative of the insect class feels great in favorable climatic conditions. Red ants settle wherever they want, most often near farms and houses. They use “everything that lies badly” for food, from beetles and small insects to electricity wires.

Mites

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list
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Ticks are a well-known insect in all regions of the world. It is not particularly dangerous for humans because of its small size; a tick on the body is difficult to determine with the human eye quickly. The tick’s favorite place is tree branches, from which it is convenient for it to attack the victim and grab onto it with small teeth.

Scorpion whips

Are you entomophile? some poisonous insects list
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These insects live all over the globe. It doesn’t look perfect. The researchers claim that the length of their legs can range from five to fifty centimeters.

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