n African Entomology - Ear-invading Arthropoda : results of a preliminary South African survey : short communication
|Article Title||Ear-invading Arthropoda : results of a preliminary South African survey : short communication|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Author||J.G.H. Londt and G. Kroukamp|
|Publication Date||Mar 2004|
|Pages||130 - 132|
Insects and other small Arthropoda have long been known to enter people's ears. Normally the result is no more than an annoyance, as a living arthropod's movements within the ear canal and against the sensitive tympanic membrane can be both distressing and painful (Baker 1987).
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