I will answer general identification questions about insects and spiders ONLY from India. I cannot guarantee specific identification (of species), but I will try my best! If I do not have the answer, I will get back to you on the right answer as soon as possible.
I have been studying fauna of Indian for several years, as a hobby as well as academically.
B.Sc. Zoology M.Sc. Environmental Science M.E.S.
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Gabriela, When you click on "ask a question", you generally get a option below the body of the text, saying "attach an image" in blue. I would like to see the image if you have it before commenting
Dear Shanta, I am not expert at pest-control or at insect extermination, unfortunately this is outside of my expertise. I suggest you contact local pest control agents for alternate methods to kill
Dear Mamdouh, It is a Soldier beetle - Chauliognathus lugubris. Apparently they commonly swarm in Australia under ideal conditions. It is said that they live a very short life as adults, and die off
Hi Sumeet, Millipedes do grow large in size (about 15 cm) but they walk in a straight line - and not like snakes, so I will rule out that possibility. Did you notice any colour pattern on the centipede
Hello Jonathan, It looks like a Giant Water Bug to me. They are one of the largest insects in the world. They are known to bite, but will not intentionally bite a human. I'd recommend you to contact
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