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Water Scorpion: General Facts and How to Deal with Them

June 9, 2017

Water scorpions are not really like those scorpions who live in the desert and are deadly creatures. The name is given to them because of their special feature of grasping their forelimbs. There are about 50 different species of water scorpion. These creatures are invertebrate’s aquatic animals. It almost identifies like a land scorpion in […]


General Information and Fun Facts about Waterbugs

June 8, 2017

Water bug, as the name suggests, is a water-loving insect that is found all over the world in lakes, ponds, slow streams and other watery places having aquatic plants. Some of its species reside in rapidly flowing water. Insects like cockroaches and beetles are also, sometimes, named as water bugs. There are more than a […]


Water Boatmen:Basic & Fun Facts and Prevention

June 8, 2017

The water boatman, a common water bug, is a member of the ‘Corixidae’ family. The ‘Hemiptera’ order is classified into more than 300 species of the water boatman. They are found in quite a large number all around the globe and are commonly seen in still or running water such as ponds, lakes, rivers, etc. […]


Giant Water Bug 101: 6 Facts & How to Get Rid of Bugs?

July 14, 2016

Giant water bugs are scientifically known as Belostomatidae. They’re hemipteran insects that many people also call “toe-biters.” These bugs are found across the world, with a concentration in Australia, and North and South America. East Asia also has a large population of the giant water bug. 【Read more about Giant Water Bugs】 There are a […]


Water Bug VS Cockroach: a Complete Guide (4 Ways to Get Rid of Them)

July 13, 2016

Plus an In-depth Discussion on the Two Water bugs and cockroaches are often used interchangeably by people because they look a lot alike. The truth is that many people are confused in their identification of the two because it’s become so common to call a cockroach a water bug. But there’s a big difference between […]

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