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QUIZ: Can you name the Insect Taxonomy?

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

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