Question by  Niles (38)

What are the different insects that attach to skin?


Answer by  EddyNfld (147)

Different bugs that attach to the skin are: Ticks (various types depending on location) Mosquitos ( To withdraw blood from prey) Mites Lice (stay in hair on the body) Flees (dont attach but stay around hair) Chiggers (found in low damp areas) Various wasp and bees will attach to skin when provoked to sting.


Answer by  boxsofrain (207)

Insects that attach to skin are leeches, lice, mosquitos, and chiggers. Leeches are slimy looking bugs that can be found on land and water. Lice are small insects that live on the scalp. Mosquitos are flying bugs that feed on blood. Chiggers are a type of mites that live in forests or grasslands.


Answer by  Riley (765)

One of the worse which is common with school children are lice. In wooded areas tics are common and in some areas leeches can be found.

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