Eastern Asian hornets: up to 2 inches long, 1/4-inch stinger; potent venom fatal to both allergic and non-allergic humans.
Fire ant bites: intense pain, burning sensation, and pustule formation; lethal for individuals allergic to venom. Contact Seabrook pest control for ant infestations.
Deer ticks in the U.S.: potential carriers of Lyme Disease. Symptoms include rash, fever, and if untreated, worsen to include joint and heart issues.
Southern flannel moth, also called pussy moth: furry appearance conceals venomous spines. Pricks require urgent medical attention; severe reactions include chest pain, numbness, and breathing difficulties.
Common mosquito: deadliest insect, transmitting diseases like West Nile and malaria, causing one million deaths annually. Contact Seabrook pest control for mosquito infestation control.
Parasitic worms: feed on hosts, including humans and animals, causing weakness and various illnesses such as insomnia, vomiting, and asthma. Weakened immune system leaves hosts vulnerable to other illnesses and infections.
Deadly caterpillar: venomous bristles cause inflammation, headache, fever, vomiting, and severe bleeding disorder after 24 hours. Multiple deaths reported in Brazil.
Human botfly: parasitic insect living under the skin; larvae enter through mosquito or fly bites, causing painful, pus-filled raised lesions.
Widespread bug carrying Chagas Disease in the Americas. Symptoms progress from fever and swelling to potentially life-threatening conditions like heart failure and organ enlargement years after the bite.
Tse tse flies: large biting flies in Africa causing "sleeping sickness." Symptoms range from headaches, itchiness, and joint pain to confusion, numbness, and sleep disturbances.