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Chapter 1 Science Test

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drone fly
insect that mimicks the bee
migrate
move from one place to another with the changing seasons
bug
cannot chew its food
insect
has 3 body parts
spider
has 8 legs and 2 body parts
praying mantis
long and narrow and so well camouflouged it can be mistaken for a twig
goldenrod spider
turns white when on the white part of a flower and yellow when on the yellow part of a flower
beetles
make up 1/4 of all the animals in the world
beetle
a straight line running down the abdomen is a clue that an insect is a __________.
beetles
have chewing mouthparts
grubs
beetle larva
daisy flower
reminded it's namers of an eye because it closes at night and opens at morning
disk
the yellow center of a daisy
aster
an autumn flower that has more than one flower head per stem. It's rays range in color from blue to purple to white
aster
greek word for star
blackeyed susans
flowers that look like daisies with yellow ray flowers
thistle
plant with prickly leaves and stems, but a purple fragrant flower head
ragweed
confused with goldenrod and is known to cause hayfever
composite
the flower family whose name means made of many parts
green plant
nearly every food chain begins with this
mimicry
harmless insects which closely resemble harmful insects are protected by this
camouflage
ability of an animal to blend in with it's background
invertebrates
have no backbone
true bugs
form a v or an x with their wings
true bugs
have piercing-sucking mouthparts
they eat harmful insects
why do gardeners want praying mantises in their gardens
nymps
young insects which look like adults