Utah’s Most JAW-DROPPING Insects That’ll HAUNT Your Nightmares
We all know chicks hate bugs as much as we've been told they love the long ball. And they hate spiders the worst because spiders can ruin a shower worse than Hitchcock. And spiders love the shower because it's wet and there's naked people to look at and spiders have something like eight eyes.
And Utah is famous for several things like towheaded kids who ride around on scooters and don't look both ways before crossing the Boulevard and soda shacks and flat brimmed hats, but something that's underrated about the state is its crazy insect population.
Let's have a look at some of these creepy sons of bitches.
This is called a "Robber" fly because according to Catherine Armstrong on onlyyourstate.com:
The robber fly has an ingenious way to get food -- it hangs from a tree branch and waits for a flying insect to come along, then grabs it. It’s part of a group of insects known as 'assassin flies,'" (full article)
They call it a Mormon cricket because it goes home right after church. And apparently these freaks can really mess up your crops unless you have seagulls come out of nowhere to save the day.
Rocky Mountain Wood Tick
They call it a Rocky Mountain tick because it has that Denver Bronco orange color. And these ticks can burrow into your fat cousin's hambone and really cut short a weekend.
A blister beetle has poison it lets out when you touch it and it leaves you with a blister.
Spiders (trigger warning)
I don't want you to see this...
You make me sick.
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