Ladybugs are capable of biting humans if provoked, although these bites rarely cause little more than minor irritation. In those who are allergic to ladybug bites, a bite may cause a rash. More »

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Ladybugs are small beetles that grow to approximately 0.4 inches long and live from two to three years. These bugs are omnivores, making them a good choice for gardeners and farmers, since they eat insects that otherwise... More »

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Coccinellidae, which are more commonly known as ladybugs in America, have six short legs. They are actually beetles, which is why scientists may refer to them as ladybird beetles or lady beetles. More »

Most species of ladybug are not aggressive towards humans and therefore do not bite. All ladybugs have mouth parts that can be used for biting, but they are generally used for consuming small pest insects, such as the ap... More »

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Most beetles have the capacity to bite humans, but the majority are peaceful creatures that are not inclined to bite. Scientists estimate that the world is home to between 4 million and 8 million beetle species, making b... More »

Silverfish do not bite humans, but they chew on books, papers and some fabrics. Silverfish are attracted to carbohydrates and often feed on the glue in wallpaper, books and food packages. More »

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Certain species of beetles do have powerful jaws that bite. Other species such as the Blister beetle can produce a harmful chemical that will sting. Carpet beetles do not bite, but they can leave bite-like marks from the... More »

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