7 Petrifying Insects That Will Give You Nightmares

Published May 15, 2014
Updated September 25, 2015

From the bug that’s named for the specific human body part it likes to bite to the bug that’s bigger than your hand, we’ve compiled the freakiest insects nature has to offer.

Be warned: these seven creepy insects are sure to make your skin crawl–in one case, literally.


First up: A bug. With horns. Honest-to-goodness horns…

Kiri Picone
Bay Area transplant Kiri Picone is a writer and marketer who loves bizarre news and the color purple.
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