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The typical diet for a potato bug includes various insects, roots and tubers. "Potato bug" is an informal term that refers to the Jerusalem cricket. Jerusalem crickets are large bugs that may reach 50 millimeters in leng...

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One fact about the potato bug is that this little animal is technically not a bug at all, but a member of the crustacean family. Biologically, potato bugs are closer to crayfish or shrimp than insects. Due to some of the...

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Jerusalem crickets, also known as potato bugs, can bite humans, but they don't release any poisonous venom. Jerusalem crickets typically bite when they feel threatened. Fortunately, their bodies don't contain glands for ...

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There have been no conclusive studies conducted that determine how many insects are swallowed by humans. The actual probability of a person swallowing an insect while asleep is low, as most insects view humans as predato...

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