The Top 20 Most Dangerous Bugs In America

The thought of deathly, vicious bugs probably evokes ideas of mythical creatures from faraway lands, such as the Tse Tse fly in Tanzania or the migratory spider in Brazil. Compared to Australia, where spiders practically fall like raindrops by the hundreds in a horrifying phenomenon termed “spider rain,” the United States may appear an insect-free haven. Unfortunately, you are most likely to find harmful insects in your yard.

Yes, America is home to various spiders, scorpions, and even caterpillars that can be highly hazardous, causing paralysis or even death in some situations. We’ve produced a list of the top 20 most harmful bugs in the United States to assist you in identifying any potential threats.