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Insects you really don't like?

Discussion in 'Insects, Other Invertebrates & Arthropods' started by Ilich, May 24, 2018.

  1. Deb60

    Deb60 Arachnosquire

    I’m not that keen on Roaches , but what I don’t like are large black Crickets .
  2. Ilich

    Ilich Arachnosquire Active Member

    Large black crickets? I've never seen black crickets before, what do they do exactly?
  3. Deb60

    Deb60 Arachnosquire

    They sell them all the time in the UK , just don’t like the look of them . Always feed my Ts Locust or Roach . Crickets are also noisy if they escape, and I hate to think where they are if they escape ie in my kitchen while I’m cooking !
  4. Dennis Nedry

    Dennis Nedry Arachnobaron Active Member

    Mosquitoes, March flies, Common brown earwigs (they're feral here) and worst of all are those goddamn fungus gnats.

    God I hate fungus gnats
  5. Andrea82

    Andrea82 Arachnoking Active Member

    Gryllus campestris is the scientific name, iirc.

    As for bugs I don't like, it's earwigs. Totally childhood trauma related. When I was eight, i went to get a chair from a stack of chairs, and there was this massive colony of them located between those two chairs. They crawled all over me, in my clothes, my hair, :eek::eek::eek:.

    And wasps/yellowjackets. But I'm allergic, so I think I'm entitled to that one:smug:.

    Mosquitoes that want to suck either my daughter's blood or mine too. If there is one freakin mosquito in my bedroom I end up having big bumps and even raised areas of skin the size of a breakfast plate. My daughter too. My husband only gets bitten if I have repellent on and he doesn't.
  6. Godzillaalienfan1979

    Godzillaalienfan1979 Arachnoknight

    How? I'm no denier (it's a very real problem we need to solve ASAP), but i'm just confused how the two would relate.
  7. Ilich

    Ilich Arachnosquire Active Member

    Earwigs don't sound like fun, I don't like the idea of something nesting in my ear either ngl, doesn't sound fun but instead incredibly painful.
    Well bugs are attracted to more fare skin, so if you're more pale and like sensitive, they're gonna wanna go for you more so does he have a darker complexion?
  8. Andrea82

    Andrea82 Arachnoking Active Member

    Lol, they don't actually crawl in your ear. I don't know why it has that common name, haha.
    Actually, my husband's a redhead, and while I'm white, i tan fairly easy so it's not that.
  9. Ilich

    Ilich Arachnosquire Active Member

    Ah, they're afraid of him then, because he's soulless (nojk). Maybe you've got that high-octane crazy blood and they love it, idunno.
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  10. The Snark

    The Snark هرج و مرج مهندس Old Timer

    Many diseases are seasonal, as example Flu season. Alter the climate, the seasons or weather boundaries get altered.
    For an example the extended range and expanded Aedes Aegypti mosquito carrying Dengue breeding season. 4-6 month rainy season has expanded to 6 to 8 months or longer in many locales, and warmer air currents have Aedes now turning up regularly in locations never recorded before like at 8,000 feet in the Himalayas which was unheard of 10-20 years ago.
    West Nile virus, malaria, encephalitis, hantavirus and chikungunya are similarly mapping beyond their normal range.

    Just toss 'how climate change helps spread disease' in your search engine.
    Last edited: May 26, 2018
  11. Cas S

    Cas S Arachnosquire


    also those weird centipedes with short bodies and long thin legs
  12. spookyvibes

    spookyvibes Arachnobaron

    House centipedes? I think those little guys are pretty neat!
  13. Cas S

    Cas S Arachnosquire

    Yeah, they are cool. But really creep me out. There completely harmless tho
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  14. Ilich

    Ilich Arachnosquire Active Member

    Jensum weeds? wait what
  15. Hoops71

    Hoops71 Arachnopeon

    House fly's, wasps, mosquitos,bust most of all Blue Bottle fly's! One (and its always just the one) seems to make an appearance every time I'm cooking or eating. This results in me dashing about the house wielding a dish cloth trying to whack the annoying ba*tard! Hate them with a passion!
  16. WeightedAbyss75

    WeightedAbyss75 Arachnoangel

    Probably has to be crane flies. They may be harmless, but they look like gigantic mosquitos. With the way they wiggle their legs when they fly, and are just overall creepy, I have to get them out of my house if I see one :(
  17. Twichlove

    Twichlove Arachnopeon

    Pharaoh ants, i absolutely despise those things. I'l open up my freezer and see about 50 of them trying to rob food from me, the worst part is that there was so much dirt on it that i had to throw the food away anyways.
    Next day i found Pharaoh ants in my garbage can.
  18. Ilich

    Ilich Arachnosquire Active Member

    Blue Bottle Fly's?? I honestly just saw one of those while having a cigarette, thought it was a horsefly lmao.

    See we always thought they were called mosquito hawks and they ate mosquitoes, but then eventually I found out they do none of that.

    I have no idea what Pharaoh ants are or how the hell they can get into a freezer to raid it but they sound like something out of the bible lmao.
  19. Twichlove

    Twichlove Arachnopeon

    Oh you'd be surprised, they are very small and feed on pretty much anything organic, they fit right into small cracks and can easily swarm your kitchen.
  20. Ilich

    Ilich Arachnosquire Active Member

    Don't want any ants in my crack kthx