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I am Sachin from MP India. Few minutes back I have gotten bite by a creature. What is its name? Is it harmful if I got bitten by it? Feeling little pain there.

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  • $\begingroup$ Hi Sachin, welcome to Biology.SE! Please review our help center page and our species-identification guidelines. You must include the specimen size or some approximation of it. Also, the more specific you are about your location the better -- 2 things: 1) is "MP" Madhya Pradesh? and 2) what kind of habitat did you find this in? (urban, forest, mountain, aquatic, etc.). $\endgroup$ – theforestecologist Jun 27 at 13:53
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That is an insect, in the order Zygentoma. These are harmless, and do not bite. If you were bitten by something, it was not this?

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We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context. Don't just give a one-line answer; explain why your answer is right, ideally with citations. Answers that don't include explanations may be removed.

  • $\begingroup$ Who is "we". I find long-winded, padded answers extremely annoying when all the person wants to know it whether a bug can hurt them. Go ahead and remove it. I answered the question. $\endgroup$ – Karl Kjer Jun 29 at 12:03

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