The Deadliest Insects on the Planet: Don't Let Them Bite You!

Mosquitoes  They transmit diseases like malaria, dengue fever, and yellow fever, which kill millions of people each year.

Black Widow Spider  Its bite is highly venomous and can be fatal, especially to children and the elderly.

Scorpions   Some species of scorpions are more venomous than others, but all scorpion stings can be dangerous.

Fire Ants  Their sting is extremely painful and can cause an allergic reaction in some people.

Tsetse Flies  The sleeping sickness parasite is spread through the tsetse fly's bite, and there is no known cure.

Wandering Spiders  Their bite can be fatal, especially to children and the elderly.

Bees   Bees are found all over the world and they can be dangerous if they sting. Some people are allergic to bee stings and they can have a severe reaction.

Yellow Jackets  They can sting repeatedly and their venom can cause an allergic reaction.

Bullet Ants  Their sting is said to be as painful as being shot, hence the name.