Unwelcome, Undesirable Insects or Spiders

Challenge #194 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your opportunity to show the world the problems insects or spiders can cause in our domestic lives. I'm thinking termites, wasps, stinging ants, bee swarms in unwanted places, bed bugs, midges which drive animals and Scottish Highlanders insane with their bites, leeches, (yes, I know they aren't insects or spiders), and any other nasties you can suggest. Entries of insects or spiders which I consider 'friendly' may be disqualified. Your entry should show an element of of the problems the insects or spiders have caused, or give us an explanation about these unwelcome guests. Macro and close-ups welcome. Size of entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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Tiger
Ball of Flies
Tobacco Hornworm
Giant Red Bull Ant
Tygrzyk paskowany (Argiope bruennichi) looks for home.
Equus ferus caballus
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Arthropod
Woodlouse Hunter Spider
TICKS !!
Three's a Crowd
Aphids
Garden devastation
Unwelcome Passenger
Australian House Spider in California
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Termites
Redback Spider
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