23 Horrifying Real Insects That Put Science Fiction to Shame

Hi! How are you? Comfortable? Cozy? Have you eaten yet? No? Great! Because you definitely won't want to after you check out some real-life monsters that could hide inside your cereal box.

With the help of creepy crawly AuntieMeme, we found you more than enough proof to support our campaign to set fire to all insect life on the planet.

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23 Horrifying Real Insects That Put Science Fiction to Shame

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PERISCEPTIS CARNIVORA MOTHS WRAP THEIR BABIES IN DEAD BODY PARTS THEY'RE CARNIVOROUS CATERPILLARS. AND SCIENTISTS THINK THE MOTHERS MIGHT BE WRAPPING

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SAFEYBEES vICIOUS. ARE WHEN yOU DISTURB THEIR NESTS, EUROPEAN BEES WILL GIVE yO A O-SECOND HEAD START AND CHASE YOH FOR ABOUT 300 FEET. AFRICANIZED BE

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MOSQUITOES CAN DETECT BLOOD TYPE. NOT ONLY THAT, THEY CAN DETECT yOU AND YOUR SWEET, SWEET LIFE-JHICE FROM OVER 100 FEET AWAY. INCIDENTALLY, TYPE o IS

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TIGER BEETLES PUN TH FASTEP TAN OF SIGNT. SDEED THEIR SPEEDS ARE SO INCREDIBLE THAT THEIR EYES CAN'T RECEIVE PHOTONS QUICKLY ENOUGH TO KEEP UP. HOW FA

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IN A COMPLETE REVERSAL OF THE PREDATOR/PREY RELATIONSHIP, EPOMIS BEETLE GRUBs EAT FROGS First they wave their antennas around to attract the frog. The

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CAUSE TERMITES WARMING! GLOBAL CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATES PLACE THE NUMBER OF TERMITES IN THE WORLD AT 250 TRILLION, OUTNUMBERING HAMANS 40, 000 TO 7. EXP

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NASUTITERMITINAE TERMITES HAVE GUNS FACES FOR THEY HAVE WHAT'S CALLED A FONTANELLAR GUN ON THEIR HEADS, THAT SHOOTS POISON GLHE. AND DESPITE BEING BLI

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GLYPTAPANTELES WASPS CATERPILLARS THRN INTO ZOMBIES! THE WASPS SHOOT VENOM INTO GYPSY MOTH CATERPILLARS, THEN LAY THEIR EGGS INSIDE THEIR BODIES. WHEN

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PROCESSIONAL TERMITES HUNT IN CONVOYS! ARMED WHEN TERMITES OF THE GENUS HOSPITALITERMES FORAGE FOR FOOD, THEY TRAVEL WITH PROTECTION. SOLDIERS LEAD TH

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MANTIDFLIES REPLACE SPIDER BABIES WITH HANGLINGS IT STARTS OUT LIFE AS A GRUB THAT ATTACHES ITSELF TO THE LEG OF A FEMALE SPIDER, AND WHEN SHE LAYS HE

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THE IRONCLAD BEETLE IS UNFSTOMPABLE! NOT ONLY DO THEY SHRVIVE BEING STEPPED ON, BUT THEY SURVIVE GETTING RUN OVER By CARS. THE HARDEST PART FOR ENTOMO

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FLIES ARE ACTHALLY THE ONES WITH SPIDEY SENSE THEY SEE THE WORLD IN SLOW. -MOTION, SENSE DANGER BEFORE IT STRIKES, ANDINSTANTLY MOVE OUT OF THE WAY. I

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FEMALE PHOTURIS FIREFLIES IN MALES LURE SO SPECIES OF OTHER EAT THEM. THEY CAN THEY DELIBERATELY ANSWER THE BLINKS OF SMALLER FIREFLIES. HEY BABY <3 S

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SOME ANTS CAN GLIDE CEPHALOTES ANTS LIVE IN TREETOPS, AND IF THEY FALL, THEY CAN GHIDE THEMSELVES IN A PATTERN THAT RETURNS THEM TO THEIR HOME TREE TR

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THE ANT BULLET GOT ITS NAMME FROM THE FACT THAT ITS STING HURTS LIKE A IGHNSHOT. ON THE SCHMIDT STING INDEX, BULLET ANTS RATE As THE NUMBER ONE MOST P

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BLISTER BEETLE GRUBS POSE AS LADY BEES TO LURE MALE BEES TO INFEST. They clump together in a shape that resembles a bee, and then emit pheromones to a

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TORTOISE BEETLE LARVAE CONSTRHCT SHIELDS! POOP MADE OF SHED SKIN! MADE OF FECES! ATTACHED TO THE ANAL FORK! USED AS A WEAPON! THEN THEY BAND TOGETHER,

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BHGS ASSASSIN THEID WEAR VICTIMS DISGULISE GUISE They'll hide in other insects' nests, disguised as a pile of death, and when a bug comes along to tid

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BEES GO TO WARI ONE BEE COLONY WILL ATTACK ANOTHER COLONY AND THE BATTLE CAN GO ON FOR WEEKS. THE FOG OF PHEROMONES CAUSED BY THE FIGHTING WILL EVEN D

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SLAVE-MAKER TAKE ANTS SLAVES FORMICA SANGINEA, OR THE SLAVE-MAKER ANt, RAIDS OTHER ANT COLONIES AND ENSLAVES THEIR INHABITANTS. THEY CAPTURE LARVAE, P

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ALLOMERUS DECEMARTICULATUS ANTS BHILD TORTURE CHAMBERS! CHAMBE They weave together a platform, then dig holes in it and lie in wait for prey. Any part

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THE HUMAN BOT FLY LARVA GETS UNDER YOUR SKIN LITERALLY. The Bot Fly adapts itself to various species, including us. In our case it lays its eggs on mo

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