Centipedes can bite humans. In small centipedes, the jaws are usually too weak to break human skin. However, the bite of a large centipede is painful and can cause symptoms in people who are allergic to its venom. More »

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Eliminating their food sources, sealing entry routes to the house, and reducing moisture are some ways to get rid of common house centipedes. Insecticides may also help, but it is best to discourage infestation whenever ... More »

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Centipedes can be found living all throughout the world in forests, rain forests, mountains, scrub forests and desert biomes. Most centipedes need moist places to survive, but some of them can live in dry areas, such as ... More »

Termites are not known to bite humans, although a soldier termite has the capability and may do so if threatened. The threat of a termite is almost entirely due to its ability to damage building structures, crops and pla... More »

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Some species of crickets bite humans, but most don't. The insects aren't aggressive, and their jaws usually are not powerful enough to pierce the skin. Most cricket species in the United States do not attempt to bite. More »

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The Trombiculidae family of mites, also known as chiggers, are tiny orange bugs that bite humans and animals. They perch in tall grass or other vegetation and jump onto their host, then bite and inject an enzyme that dig... More »

Stink bugs generally do not bite humans, as most species are herbivorous and have mouth parts designed for sucking juices from plants. Other species of stink bug are carnivorous and feed on insect pests such as caterpill... More »

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