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Insects play a very large role in the circle of life on earth. They represent a large population of the animal kingdom. Fascinating to some,creepy to others but always present in our daily lives. Questions about any sort of bug go here.
Asked in Alaska, Insects, Mosquitoes
When is mosquito season in Alaska?
It can run from about a month or two up north, to as much as nine or ten months down south. Depends on climate and temp. Usually spring to fall. In the spring Alaska has what we call break up. This is where the ice starts melting and the rivers and creeks start flowing again. Mosquitos are usually out right after that. ...
Asked in Animal Parasites, Insects
What do sand fly bites look like?
Well, I've experienced sand gnat bites before so. When you first get it on the first day it should look like a little red dot or pale dot. the second day, you may start to itch a little and it get a little redder. But be careful of how much you itch it because it might start to bleed or be infected. What you do if it really itches is to go to a drug store around you somewhere and...
Asked in Insects, Pest Control, Potatoes
Are potato bugs poisonous?
Yes, this is because the potato plant itself is poisonous. The only non-poisonous part of the potato plant is the starch inside the tuber. You are not even suppose to eat the potato peel. And under non-circumstance are you to eat of the potato fruit. Because the potato bug can eat the potato plant it inherits its poisons. Keep in mind though that "poisonous" does not mean "venomous". The potato bug may be poisonous to eat, but it is not venomous, meaning it...
Asked in Insects, Wasps and Hornets, Spiders
Which bug has a thin black body yellow legs and looks kind of like a cross between a fly a mosquito and a wasp?
May be a crane fly a Megarhyssa macrurus or even a Sphecidae. This is the best I can do with this description. :) ...
Is food safe to eat with ants in it?
It varies in poison, from the fire ant to the sugar ant, there are many different ants you can consume. I hope this has helped you. Thanks, Isabella As Isabella said, ants differ in how safe it is to eat them. Most are OK, but have a sharp taste. Some kinds have been used instead of pepper (I would rather do without pepper, but if it suits you, all right). Some kinds are not especially poisonous, but they have a very bad taste and smell...
Asked in Insects, Butterflies and Moths
Where can you get butterfly in a jar at?
Well i got a butterfly in a jar in my hometown Georgia! Also, if you are looking for those fake butterflies in a jar that you tap the top and they flutter around, go to a local Cracker Barrel store/restaurant. ...
Asked in Insects, Centipedes
How do millipedes and centipedes breathe?
Both centipedes and millipedes breathe via tiny holes called 'spiracles'. These spiracles a openings on te skin which lead to a respiratory system. Millipedes have two pairs of spiracles on each body segment, while in centipedes the number varies: not all body segments necessarily have spiracles, while others might have a pair. ...
Do stink bugs bite humans?
They absolutely DO bite. We have a stink bug problem in our home. We have a professional pest control come every month but stink bugs do not respond to the treatment like other pests do. Our bed is near a window where we believe the bugs are crawling in at night (they are drawn to heat, light, and light colors) along with other windows and door frames in our home. Generally, the bugs just crawl around on the walls or buzz...
Asked in Insects, Praying Mantis
What do baby praying mantis look like?
A baby praying mantis looks like a miniature replica of a fully grown praying mantis. They can be varied colors from brown to green. It depends on the species. Sometimes they will change color when they are older, or remain the same color. ...