Insect Taxonomy

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

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Created Nov 15, 2011ReportNominate
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