A boot came down on the angry insect before it could reach her.
Riley, Insect Life, US.
If in extracting the insect the abdomen be ruptured, serious trouble may ensue from the resulting inflammation.
fixed to the body as in the pupa of a moth, and the likeness of pupa to perfect insect is very close.
Sofia forced her own smile, noticing how Claire's gaze swept over her as if she were an uninvited insect in her bedroom.