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Yesterday i hiked in Bolsena lake, Italy. I felt this insect moving into my ear. So i smashed my ear and this is the result. Please tell me that there are no risks related to Lyme desease or similar. Sorry for the bad quality of the photo.

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It is probably a beetle. The shape of legs and the two big eyes are an insect thing. Lyme desease is transmitted by ticks, so i would not worry.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you. One more question: so beetles could own wings? $\endgroup$ – Federico Juvara Jul 1 at 8:49
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    $\begingroup$ @FedericoJuvara many (though not all) beetles have wings. They're usually protected and hidden under the elytra when not in use though. Check out simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetle#Wings for a picture and more information. $\endgroup$ – Syndic Jul 1 at 8:56
  • $\begingroup$ I'll check it out, thank you very much! $\endgroup$ – Federico Juvara Jul 1 at 18:33

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