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Insects on Tortola?

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Insects on Tortola?

Postby TTG » Sat Oct 14, 2006 12:45 pm

Many of the links to photos I've seen on here have pictures of strange-looking bugs: giant centipedes, multi-colored caterpillars, etc. I realize this is the tropics, but I wasn't anticipating much beyond mosquitos! Anything in particular to be on the lookout for?
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Postby Jim » Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:14 am

Basically mosquitos and no seeums are the main issue. The no seeums are ankle biters and can happen at various spots. A little OFF below the knees are you are fine. Generally the bugs are worse right at sunset.

No other bug worries.
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