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What is the most dangerous insect?

Postby manjg » Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:09 am

What is the most dangerous insect?

Do insects also live in water?

Is crab insect?

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Postby victor » Tue Oct 04, 2005 12:36 pm

I could think it's the killer wasp.
Insect's characteristic is it's 6 legged arthropod. while crabs is 10 legged, so..crabs is crustaceans..
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Postby MrMistery » Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:44 pm

The most dangerous insect in the world? Well, you really can't tell for sure, but here are my suggestions*reveals secret hobby for ants*:

The jumping ant is the smallest of the red ants, but it causes the most deaths in Tasmania, more than all the bees, snakes and sharks. It is said to be able to kill a man in 4 minutes by using a very powerful venim. They are extremely aggresive and antropofile. Aproximately 1% of the population of Tazmania has received adrenaline treatment because of the bites of these little devils

The travelar-ant(Tanzania) is my personal favourite. They live in colonies of about 20 milion(only females). The male is called a sausage fly and is the biggest ant in the world. These ants, named SIAFU by the locals, kill large animals. They even attack humans on purpose, entering their lungs and cutting off the air supply. They do not have venim and are blind. It is said that the Siafu are the reason why there are no elefants in the forests of Tanzania. It is estimated that overall, in Africa, they kill over 1 milion creatures each day(small and large). So, if you look at the facts, Africa's top predator is not the lion or the hiena, it is the SIAFU...

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Postby 123Herpatology » Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:46 am

That's awesome, i 've never heard of anything like that. Did you visit Tanzania and witness any of these ants? I thought Army Ants were bad.
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Postby MrMistery » Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:21 pm

No i haven't. I have never left my country. Long live animal planet. When i watch documentaries, i take notes and learn then afterwards
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Postby 123Herpatology » Fri Oct 07, 2005 12:13 am

I like your style my man :D
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Postby victor » Fri Oct 07, 2005 1:15 pm

It's great [bout the info]...but, I wanna ask a thing:
you often write: Venom, Venum, and now Venim....
Actually, which one is proper???
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Oct 07, 2005 6:09 pm

Haha... "venin" is in romanian. Got carried away by the ants :D
The correct form is venom
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Postby February Beetle » Sat Oct 08, 2005 2:20 am

What about the Mosquito? How much disease does it spread?
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Postby victor » Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:30 pm

Mosquito as a dissease vector can spreads many kinds of dissease starts from bacterial dissease, mycoplasm or viral disseases...quite dangerous I think (If at that time, there're no mosquito repellent).
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Postby MrMistery » Sun Oct 09, 2005 5:24 pm

I don't know if you know this, but the one of the most common mosquitos, the anophelus, transmits malaria. That;s why they tried to kill it using DDT
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Postby CadetMKultra » Wed Nov 02, 2005 4:16 am

Mosquitos as a group of species are responsible for more human deaths than any other animal. They are the greatest animal to human disease vectors of all.
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