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The Entomological Society of America has dedicated page called Entomology Resources for Teachers, which might answer many of your questions. It compiles curated links to resources, universities, Here are a couple of other entomological links/resources that I have saved from before: Bugguide.net Pictures, simple keys and taxonomical info. Also has a ...


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I think it looks a lot like a European Pigeon Tick (Argas reflexus). They infest pigeons and they die when infesting humans, which they only do if they are very hungry (yours looks hungry though). May also transmit diseases. Edit: It could also be an Argas vespertilionis (don't know the english name). They infest bats and are a little rounder in shape ...


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My best guess is a soft-bodied tick, perhaps of the Ornithodoros genus, although the determination of the species is a little more difficult. Though, if it's O. erraticus they're known for causing african swine fever in Spain and Portugal (1). Ornithodoros In response to the comments, here's a link from Texas A&M which notes the ticks pump waste+water ...


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Speed of mosquitoes vary from place to place and their current health status.But if there is any such problem, maybe you can run a short distance (some yards) and then they won't harass you for some time till they cope up with you. Yeah, a fan usually at comfortable speed will be enough to blow the mosquito away. If this doesn't work then set speed at full ...


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Looks like the nymph of a masked hunter. They carmouflage in dust and sand.


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According to a paper by Walker et al. (2013) (found by googling "silverfish + silk", so not very hard to come by), silverfish can indeed produce silk. The paper also mentions that silverfish (Thysanura) and bristletails (Archaeognatha) use silk to transfer their sperm, and they also use it for "...tactile cue during courtship (Sturm, 1956)". This webpage ...



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