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Insects, Insects, Insects!

Here are the top 10 deadliest insects (information provided by Listverse). Which ones are you familiar with?

1. Here are the top 10 deadliest insects (information provided by Listverse). Which ones are you familiar with?

10. Hemiptera – kissing bugs.
9%
150 votes
9. Giant Japanese or Asian Hornet.
12%
196 votes
8. Siafu (African Ants).
10%
169 votes
7. Wasps (including the yellow jackets and hornets).
70%
1,132 votes
6. Locusts.
48%
767 votes
5. Fire Ants
63%
1,017 votes
4. TseTse Fly.
31%
507 votes
3. Bees (Africanized HoneyBee).
60%
965 votes
2. Fleas.
62%
993 votes
1. Anopheles Mosquito.
24%
385 votes
N/A
13%
216 votes
Here are the reasons why these particular insects are deadly. Which facts do you know?

2. Here are the reasons why these particular insects are deadly. Which facts do you know?

Hemiptera: The bug can transmit Chagas Disease. Is a type of infection which over time can cause eart disease and malformation of the intestines. Can be quite fatal!
8%
124 votes
Asian Hornet: The sting can be lethal not just by allergic reactions but also due to its many toxins.
13%
203 votes
African Ants: Twenty million ants strong, one single colony can ravage the African countryside obliterating everything in their path.
17%
274 votes
Wasps: Many people can go into anaphylactic shock and die because of a single wasp sting.
52%
840 votes
Locusts: Locusts strip to bare earth thousands of acres of cropland every year. As a result, they can indirectly contribute to starvation.
35%
567 votes
Fire Ants: When bothered their sting is a venomous prick that feels like it's burning with fire, hence the name and swells up into a painful pustule.
43%
701 votes
TseTse Fly: Another carrier of the deadly sleeping sickness, this fly feeds on the blood of vertebrates.
26%
422 votes
Killer Bees: Will attack with the slightest provocation in large numbers swarming over the victims. The death toll per year is in the thousands.
43%
697 votes
Fleas: Are directly responsible for the spread of the Bubonic Plague from their rat hosts to humans carrying Yersinia Pestsis.
42%
670 votes
Anopheles Mosquito: The worst aspect of the mosquito is that it's a carrier for blood-borne diseases (specifically Malaria).
26%
422 votes
N/A
27%
428 votes
Do you know of anyone that has had an allergic reaction, has gotten sick, or died from any of these insects?

3. Do you know of anyone that has had an allergic reaction, has gotten sick, or died from any of these insects?

Yes
24%
380 votes
No
57%
913 votes
Undecided
5%
81 votes
Not Applicable
15%
239 votes
Have you had to deal with

4. Have you had to deal with "any" of these insects in the area where you live?

Yes
48%
770 votes
No
31%
505 votes
Undecided
7%
112 votes
Not Applicable
14%
226 votes
12/21/2015 Seasons 1613 24 By: msrcms

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