Insect Taxonomy

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

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