Insect Taxonomy

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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.
EarwigsThick front wings usually short. Pincher cerci
Spring tailSmall, on slides, look for double jumping appendages
Fleassmall, on slides, heavily scleritized, laterally flat
Bees and WaspsLook for narrow waist
Dragonflies2 pairs of membraneous wings with many crossveins
Flies2 wings, 2nd pair replaced by halteres
Butterfliesscales on wings
Stink bugsFront wing half thickened, membranous at tip.
CicadaFront wings held tent-like over body.
BeetlesFront wings very heavily thickened and meet in straight line down back.

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Created Nov 15, 2011ReportNominate
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