Top 10 Most Dangerous Insects in the World

Everyone has a fear of something. Many people get scared of insects. Insects can be beautiful from butterflies to deadly stingers. Here is a list of the top 10 most dangerous insects.

10. Bullet Ant

It is the world’s largest one-inch ant. It has the deadliest sting that is 30 times stronger than the sting of Bee. It is found in the rainforests of Nicaragua and Paraguay. It releases a specific smell to warn its predators and if they do not leave, it attacks.

9. Bot Fly

The deadly fly is found in America and causes Myiasis. The female Bot lays eggs in the skin of mammals that enter the subdermal zone of skin and then larvae live there for 60 days and then leave the body.

8. Flea

The fleas are external parasites of birds and mammals. They bite the skin and suck blood. It reproduces quickly. It is found in knees, elbows or the waist.

7. Fire Ants

These deadly ants are found in groups and attack in groups. Their sting causes immense pain and reactions that can last for weeks.

6. Kissing Bug

The bug bites the lips of humans or animals at night. It causes instant rashes and skin problems.

5. Giant Japanese Hornet

The Giant Hornet can grow up to 2 inches. Its sting dissolves tissues instantly. They feed on the larvae of the honey bee and can eat up to 40 honey bees within 60 seconds.

4. Tsetse Flies

It is the deadliest insect in Africa. Its sting can cause sleeping sickness in the host. If treatment is not taken, the host may die of it.

3. Killer Bees

The bees live in a group and attack all together. They can follow their predator up to a distance of a mile and sting it repeatedly to its death. Once disturbed they remain active for 24 hours and sting anyone who comes near them.

2. Driver Ants

These ants have strong and poisonous stings and mandibles. They can kill anyone they bite once. It raids nests for food.

1. Mosquito

Mosquitoes are the deadliest of the insects as they are the vector to many toxic viruses such as malaria virus, dengue fever virus, yellow fever virus, encephalitis and West Nile virus. A single bite can transfer the virus into the blood of hosts and infect them.