Insect Taxonomy

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Can you name the Insect Taxonomy?

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

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