Insect Taxonomy

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

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Created Nov 15, 2011ReportNominate
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