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MANDIBLES
THE JAWS, LOCATED NEAR THE TIP OF THE HEAD, BY THE PALPS; THE JAWS CRUSH THE FOOD
PALPS
LONG, SEGMENTED MOUTH PARTS (UNDER THE JAWS) THAT GRASP THE FOOD
ANTENNA
A LARGE "FEELER," OR SENSE ORGAN, ON THE HEAD OF AN INSECTS (AND CERTAIN OTHER INVERTEBRATES); PL. ANTENNAE
SMELL
ONE OF THE FIVE SENSES IN WHICH THE OLFACTORY NERVES ARE USED
TASTE
ONE OF THE SENSES CONTAINED ON THE ANTENNAE ALONG WITH TOUCH AND SMELL
TOUCH
ONE OF THE SENSES CONTAINED ON THE ANTENNAE ALONG WITH SMELL AND TASTE
COMPOUND EYES
A LARGE EYE MADE UP OF MANY PARTS WHICH ALLOWS INSECTS (AND CERTAIN OTHER INVERTEBRATES) TO SEE IN ALMOST ALL DIRECTIONS AT ONE TIME
LENSES
HEXSAGON SHAPED FACETS IN COMPOUND EYES OF INSECTS
LATERAL
LOCATED ON THE SIDE OF
DORSAL
LOCATED ON THE FRONT OF
ULTRAVIOLET
A WAVELENGTH OF LIGHT THAT INSECTS CAN SEE BUT HUMANS CANNOT
OCELLI
LOCATED ON THE SIDES OF THE HEAD IN IMMATURE INSECTS AND ON THE FRONT OF THE FACE BETWEEN THE TWO COMPOUND EYES ON MATURE INSECTS
OMMATIDIA
IMAGE PRODUCING PARTS OF THE INSECTS COMPOUND EYE
LEGS
LOCATED ON THE THORAX IN PAIRS OF THREE
WINGS
ONE OR TWO PAIRS LOCATED ON THE THORAX
COXA
THE TOP OF THE LEG ATTACHED TO THE THORAX
FEMUR
THE MUSCUALR PART BETWEEN THE COXA AND THE LOWER LEG
TIBIA
THE LOWER PART OF THE LEG
TARSUS
THE FOOT, OR TIP OF THE LEG, WHICH USUALLY CONSISTS OF THE CLAWS AND PAD
REPRODUCTION
OCCURS WHEN A MALE INSECT FERTILIZES A FEMALE
EGGS
round or oval female reproductive body of various animals or INSECTS, consisting usually of an embryo surrounded by nutrient material and a protective covering.
COURTSHIP
THE ACT OF ATTRACTING A MATE
SCRAPER
SHARP EDGES THAT RUB ON A BUMPY RIDGE OF VEIN, CALLED A FILE, LOCATED ON THE WING
FILE
THE BUMPY EDGE OF VEIN LOCATED UNDER THE WING
TYMPANUM
A membranous external auditory structure, as in certain insects.
FERTILIZE
WHEN THE SPERM ARE PASSED INTO THE FEMALE
PHEROMONES
CHEMICAL ODORS UNDETECTABLE BY ANIMALS, WHICH SIGNAL MATING OR OTHER BEHAVIORS
CLOSED PUMPS
WHERE THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM IS ENCLOSED IN VEINS,ARTERIES AND THE HEART
TRACHEA
A NETWORK OF TUBES THROUGH WHICH AN INSECT BREATHE
SPIRACLES
THE OPENINGS ON THE SIDES OF THE ABDOMEN AND THORAX
HEMOLYMPH
AN INSECT'S BLOOD, DOES NOT CONTAIN HEMOGLOBIN, IS WATERY USUALLY CLEAR OR GREENISH.
BLOOD
fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through the vertebrate vascular system, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues. A functionally similar fluid in animals other than vertebrates.
BREATHE
To inhale and exhale air
FOOD
ANYTHING THAT NOURISHES OR SUSTAINS LIFE
DIGESTION
THE PROCESS OF DIGESTING FOOD
NERVE
ONE OF THE BANDS OR STRANDS OF FIBERS THAT MAKE UP THE INSECTS FGANGLIA, A VEIN IN AN INSECT'S WING
GANGLIA
A CLUSTER OF NERVES MAKING UP A MINI-BRAIN THAT ACT INDEPENTENTLY OF THE MAIN BRAIN AND CONTROL THE MOTION OF THE SEGMENT IN WHICH THEY ARE LOCATED.
METAMORPHOSIS
THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPING IN STAGES-EGG,LARVA, PUPA, & ADULT=COMPLETE METAMORPHOSIS
LARVA
AN ACTIVE STAGE WHEN THE YOUNG CONSUME GREAT QUANTITIES OF FOOD
PUPA
THE STAGE WHEN THE INSECTS DEVELOPS INTO AN ADULT IN A CASE OR COCCOON
IMAGO
AN ADULT INSECT
PUPATE
THE PROCESS OF THE LARVA BECOMING AN ADULT
UNDEVELOPED
NOT COMPLETELY FORMED
GILLS
AN ORGAN OF THIN PLATES OR THREADLIKE PROCESSES BY MEANS OF WHICH INSECTS/FISH BREATHE UNDERWATER
NAIAD
INA NCIENT MYTHOLOGY, A NYMPH BELIEVED TO LIVE IN AND TO GIVE LIFE TO, LAKES, RIVERS, SPRINGS, AND FOUNTAINS