Added on: 19th Jun 2015
RHINOCEROS COCKROACH (AUSTRALIA)
Also known as litter bugs, these Australian roaches are the world’s
heaviest cockroach species.
EUROPEAN EARWIG (EUROPE)
It got its name from a false superstition that these insects crawl into
the ear of a person and enter their brain.
(CARIBBEAN AND THE CONTINENT OF SOUTH AMERICA)
Recently the Pentagon funded research at the University of California
to outfit these beetles with electrodes that make them remote
HORSE FLY (WORLDWIDE)
Female horse flies require a meal of mammalian blood prior
THORN BUG (SOUTHERN FLORIDA)
Although this one was found in the United States, these bugs live
everywhere except Antarctica. They are named after the large
thorn sticking out of their head.
HOUSE CENTIPEDE (WORLDWIDE)
This insect is an insectivore (it eats other insects) and it lives in
TARANTULA HAWK WASP (NEW MEXICO, U.S.A.)
This spider wasp hunts tarantulas as food for its larvae.
TSETSE FLY (AFRICA)
These large, biting flies inhabit much of mid-continental Africa and
feed on the blood of invertebrates.