Insect Taxonomy

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TermitesPale, soft bodied. Superficially similar to ants, but no narrow waist.
Butterfliesscales on wings
Dragonflies2 pairs of membraneous wings with many crossveins
BeetlesFront wings very heavily thickened and meet in straight line down back.
Flies2 wings, 2nd pair replaced by halteres
Fleassmall, on slides, heavily scleritized, laterally flat
Stink bugsFront wing half thickened, membranous at tip.
Bees and WaspsLook for narrow waist
Grasshoppers and Cricketsfront wings long and narrow or short and flat on back. Long, threadlike antenna.
CicadaFront wings held tent-like over body.
Spring tailSmall, on slides, look for double jumping appendages
EarwigsThick front wings usually short. Pincher cerci

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Created Nov 15, 2011ReportNominate
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