Insect Taxonomy

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

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Created Nov 15, 2011ReportNominate
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