Minibeasts (or creepy crawlies) is a term used to describe a variety of different invertebrates. Minibeasts and creepy crawlies have no clear definition in a biological sense and the phrases are commonly used by different people to refer to different groups of animal.
Most commonly the phrases are used to encompass a range of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates that include, but is not limited to, insects, spiders, slugs, snails, worms and woodlice.
Other names for (or types of) Minibeast include:
- Creepy crawly
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