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By Gig Conaughton
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Beware of summer bugs that bite or sting


Last updated 8/22/2018 at 11:32am


A trio of hungry ticks wait for a meal to walk by.

Living in Southern California means enjoying the outdoors, whether it's hitting the beach, hiking in the mountains, visiting a park or just hanging out in the yard or neighborhood.

But the outdoors is also bug territory.

While the state is not as infamous for bugs as other places in the U.S., such as Minnesota's "unofficial state bird" the mosquito and Florida and the Southeast's blood-sucking "no see um" gnats, Southern California still has bugs that can bite and sting.

So here, from the county of San Diego's Vector Control Program, in no particular order, are 10 bugs that could bite re...

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