Nuisance pests of humans

We recommend information at the University of Missouri - Columbia's web site for information on these pests in Missouri.

Spiders
Fleas
Ticks
Chiggers
Flies
Bees and Wasps
Lice
Bedbugs
Mosquito
Scorpion
Midges

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Common housefly (Diptera)
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Brown recluse spider (Aranae)
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Close-up of brown recluse spider (Aranae); note violin-shaped mark on the cephalothorax
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Close-up of brown recluse spider (Aranae); note violin-shaped mark on the cephalothorax
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Adult blow fly (Diptera)
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Underside of adult blow fly (Diptera)
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This bot fly maggot (Diptera) was removed from the arm of a human. The adult parasite lays its eggs on a mosquito. When the mosquito lands on a human, the bot fly egg hatches and the larva buries itself in its human host.
 
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