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A change in form is called what?
Metamorphosis
A chemical agent used to kill insects is called a/an
- insecticide
A front pair of wings that hardened into a wing covering is a characteristic of what order of insects?
Coleoptera
A genus is subdivided into what groups?
Species
A Greek word meaning “two-wing” refers to this order of insects
Diptera
A group of closely related insect families is called ?
an order
A kitchen strainer can be used as substitute for which type of net?
Aquatic net
A narrow part of the grasshopper’s alimentary canal located between the pharynx and the crop is the
Esophagus
A parasite whose host is another parasite is called what?
Hyperparasite
A person who describes, names, and classifies organisms is called a what?
Taxonomist
A sessile insect does not do what?
Move, it is attached and not capable of moving from place to place
A silken case in which the adult stage of many insects takes form is what
Cocoon
A simple eye in insects is called what?
Ocellus (pl. ocelli)
A substance used to kill or repel a pest?
pesticide
A term meaning active during the day is called?
Diurnal
A term meaning the back or upper side?
Dorsal
A term used to describe two sides of a body as mirror images?
A bilateral symmetric body
A term which means pertaining to the Mouth ?
oral
A tiny cocoon spun by first or second instar caterpillars of some species for overwintering shelter?
Hibernaculum
A typical honey bee hive at its peak has how many workers?
50,000 – 60,000
A word meaning feathery or bearing many long hairs?
Plumose
All life forms have an individual scientific name; what language is this name recorded in?
Latin
Although butterflies, skippers, and moths are all in the order Lepidoptera their antennae all look different, tell how they are different.
butterflies long and thin, end with a knob, skippers long and thin, end with a hook, and moths have feathery and large antennae
Ametabolous insects generally have how many wings?
Wingless
An animal that feeds on dead plants and animals or decaying materials is called what?
predator
An animal which feeds only on plants is a _________?
Herbivore or phytophagus
An eastern tent caterpillar predominantly feeds on what?
Plum leaves
An egg-laying structure located at the end of the female’s abdomen is called the
Ovipositor
An immature stage of an insect with simple metamorphosis is called what?
Nymph
An insect active at night is said to be?
Nocturnal
An insect attacking microorganism is called what?
Entomopathogen
An insect pest which was introduced from another country is said to be?
An Exotic pest
An insect which gives birth to live young is said to be?
Viviparious
An insect’s head is composed of many plates
Sclerites
An organism which attacks insects is called
Entomopathogenic
An Orthoptera sings by doing what?
Rubbing front wings together or rubbing us hind legs together
Another name for a scientific name is_______.
Latin name
Another name for Collembola?
Springtails
Another name for the king honey bee?
drone
Ants have what type of mouth parts?
Chewing
Any biological control practice designed to protect and maintain populations of existing natural enemies?
Conservation
Aphids, scales and whiteflies are in what Order of Insects?
Homoptera
Approximately what percentage of all seed plants require insect pollination? 33%
33%
As honey bees prepare to swarm, what bee leads the way to the new home
scout
At what stage of complete metamorphosis are Lepidoptera considered pests?
Larvae
Beetles have what kind of mouthpart?
chewing
Before a mated female mosquito can lay eggs what must it do?
Eat blood
How many wings does a bumble bee have?
4
Besides direct injury, how do pest insects cause damage to plants and animals?
Annoyance and transmission of disease
Blood poisoning caused by pathogenic organisms is called what?
Septicemia
By definition, this is a disease causing organism?
Pathogen
Caddisflies develop where in the environment?
In water
Centipedes actually have how many legs per body segment?
2 per body segment
Centipedes are members of the class?
Chilopoda
Closely related Orders are grouped into?
Classes
Closely related species are grouped into ______.
A Genus
Coleoptera is Greek for ______?
Sheath wing
Common flies have what kind of antennae?
Aristate
Common name for insects in the order Phasmida?
Walking Sticks
Compare the cerci of each earwig sex.
Males are bowed, and the females are straight