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Credit: Therry The & Marilee Sellers | Northern Arizona University, Page Baluch | W.M. Keck Bioimaging Laboratory | Arizona State University
The insects chosen for the 2011 Ugly Bug Contest feature some pretty frightening contenders, including the parasitic ichneumon wasp, which lays larvae that kill their host, as well as the infamous blood-sucking bedbug. Here are the 10 candidates in all their ugly and gory glory — you can vote for your favorite here. [Read Full Story].