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Phobias 5: Insects and Creepy–Crawlies

Animals that are furry; insects that bite; creatures that slither, hop or scuttle—any or all of them strike fear into the hearts of many. The Greek word for “fear” or “terror” is phobos, the origin of the word ending –phobia, which we use in the scientific names of various fears. Can you match the following animals with the phobia they cause?