Top 50 Pest Related Phobias

Top 50 Pest Related Phobias 

When it comes to our fears of pests, it's surprising to discover just how many phobias are related to pest control.

phobias related to pest control
Phobias Related To Pest Control - Real or Imagined?


Listed are a little over 50 pest related phobias.


Do You Have Any?

Animals - Zoophobia
Arachnophobia - Spiders
Ants - Myrmecophobia
Bacteria - Bacteriophobia
Bats - Chiroptophobia
Bees - Apiphobia or Melissophobia
Birds - Ornithophobia
Butterflies and Moths - Mottephobia
Cats - Aclurophobia, Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Felinophobia
Creepy, crawly things - Herpetophobia
Dampness, moisture or liquids - Hydrophobia
Death or dying - Thanatophobia
Death or dead things - Necrophobia
Decaying matter - Seplophobia
Dirt, contamination or infection - Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia
Dirt or filth - Rhypophobia or Rupophobia
Dirty, being dirty or personal filth - Automysophobia
Disease - Nosophobia or Pathophobia
Disease and suffering - Panthophobia
Dogs or rabies - Cynophobia
Dust - Amathophobia or Koniophobia
Feathers or being tickled by feathers - Pteronophobia
Faecal matter, faeces - Coprophobia or Scatophobia
Filth or dirt - Rhypophobia
Fire - Arsonphobia or Pyrophobia
Hoarding - Disposophobia
Infection, contamination or dirt - Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia
Insects - Acarophobia or Entomophobia or Insectophobia
Insects that eat wood - Isopterophobia
Lice - Pediculophobia or Phthiriophobia
Mushrooms - Mycophobia
Odour, that one has a vile odour - Autodysomophobia
Poison - Iophobia
Poisoned, being - Toxiphobia, Toxophobia, or Toxicophobia
Rabies - Cynophobia, Hydrophobophobia, Hydrophobia, Kynophobia, or Lyssophobia
Rat, great mole - Zemmiphobia
Reptiles - Herpetophobia
Small things - Microphobia, Mycrophobia
Smells and odours - Olfactophobia
Snakes - Ophidiophobia or Snakephobia
Stings - Cnidophobia
Tapeworms - Taeniophobia
Termites - Isopterophobia
Vomiting - Emetophobia
Wasps - Spheksophobia
Wild animals - Agrizoophobia
Worms - Scoleciphobia and Vermiphobia
Worms, being infested with- Helminthophobia


If you know of any others pertinent to Pest Control, please share them with us in the comments.

WaspKill UK Pest Control with Simon Berenyi