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What is the proper name for a fear of insects?
Approximately how many insect individuals (not species) are estimated to be alive on Earth right now?
Approximately how many species of insects are estimated to be alive on Earth right now?
What kinds of impacts does malaria cause?
economic costs due to lost income
absences of children from school
(all of the above)
What is considered to have been the largest concentration of animals on Earth?
historical swarms of Rocky Mountain locusts
The current human population on earth is more than
The disease responsible for "The Great Dying" where more than half of Europe's population died was
What happened to the Rocky Mountain locust of North America?
It went extinct because of habitat change
What aspect related to insects contributes more than $50 billion of the $58 billion to the U.S. economy every year?
food for sport species
All organisms with unlimited resources exhibit exponential population growth. With this growth, how long would it take for a pair of fruit flies to have enough offspring to cover the entire earth?