22 terms

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4 pairs of legs, body divided in to 2, arachnid; ex. Spider, Crab
Rounded of flattened head, a pair of antennae, sharp claws, venom glands, variable number of ocelli (type of eye form); Ex. Centipede
3 body segments, body protected by exoskeleton, most are aquatic, but some are terrestrial, parasitic, or sessile; Ex. Shrimp, Lobster
Diploda (Diplopoda)
Black or brown, exoskeleton (hard or soft), flattened or rounded head, first segment after head is legless, some have legless last segments; Ex. Millipede
Insecta (Hexapoda)
3 pairs of jointed legs compound eyes, 1 pair of antennae, exoskeleton, 3 part body, most hatch from eggs; Ex. All Insects like Bees, Butterflies
wingless, nocturnal, move fish-like, flattened bodies, elongated or oval in shape, flexible antennae, small or absent compound eyes, found in humid areas; Ex. Silverfish, Firebrat
incomplete metamorphosis, metamorphosis only has stages: eggs, nymph, and adult stage, produce sound by rubbing wings together, ears located either in front legs of first body segment; Ex. Grasshoppers, Crickets
live in colonies, feed on dead plant material, red heads = soldiers, pale heads = workers,live in subtropical or tropical places; Ex. Termites
Soft body insects, large compound eyes, may have ocelli, 4 wings about same size, 3 pairs of throacic legs, abdomen often have adheisive discs on the last 2 segments; Ex. Lacewings, Mantiflies
Ephemrida (Ephemerida)
Delicate bodies, fragile wings, fore wings larger than hind wings, at end of abdomen 2 or 3 long threads; Ex. Mayflies, Shad flies,
Carnivourous insects, large round heads, compound eyes, 2 pairs of long, transparent wings, elongated abdomens; Ex. Dragonflies, Damselflies
Suborder of lice, external parasites, head wider than prothorax, feed on birds, mouthparts located on side of head; Ex. Chewing lice, Biting lice
Sucking lice, blood feeding ectoparasites, cause skin irritations, children attract this kind of lice; Ex. Head lice, Body lice
Often known as true bugs, wings are membranous (meaning close to nature), antennae have 5 sebments; Ex. Aphid , Shield bug
Suborder of hemiptera, taxonomist; Ex. Aphid, Cicada
nocturnal, hide in small moist crevices during the day, may have 5 molts before they turn in to adults; Ex. Earwig
2 pairs of wings, front pair hard and thickened to protect rear wings, act as abdomen, includes more species than any other order, some feed on flesh or hide, some on fungi, some on dung, some pollenate flowers, some parasites, complete metamorphosis; Ex. All Beetles like Ladybug, Dung beetle
Aquatic larvae, 2 pairs of membranous, hairy wings, scales on wings, found in streams, lakes, rivers,ect. Ex. Caddisfly
Most spieces have membranous wings, although some reduced wings, some wingless, larvae commonly called caterpillars, larvae develope into chrysalis; Ex. Moth, Butterfly
Pair of flight wings, pair of hind wings, some are flightless, true flies; Ex. Fly
Wingless, mouthparts made to pierce skin and suck blood, parasites, long legs, usually dark colored, second best jumpers in the world, bodies are laterally compresed; Ex. Flea
Hynmenoptera (Hynmenoptera)
Third largest order of insects, hind wings connected to fore wings with hooks, females have special ovipositer to insert egfs in to host, ovipositer often modified into stinger; Ex. Bee, Wasp, Ant

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