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Flies belong to this 'Big Four' order meaning two-winged
 
Modified hind-wings that are used for stabilization during flight
 
Advanced fly larvae
 
The number of fly species
 
Mosquitoes belong to this family
 
Mosquito bites itch due to the injection of an ________ during biting
 
The largest fly family; crane flies
 
These flies lay their eggs in running water
 
This family includes the only pollinators of the cacao plant
 
Horseflies belong to this advanced fly family
 
These flies have a characteristic indent between their eyes
 
This family includes hover flies, Batesian mimics of stinging wasps
 
The 4000 species of house fly belong to this family
 
Flesh flies belong to this family
 
These flies can be identified by their metallic coloring
 
The family Calliphoridae is used for this medical treatment
 
This family is responsible for the foundation of modern genetics experiments
 
Scale-winged insects, moth order
 
Moth wings are membranous and covered in ________
 
The number of moth species
 
A modified mouthpart used for drinking flower nectar
 
Caterpillars have 3 pairs of thoracic legs in front of 5 pairs of these
 
Tiny leg hooks that cling to silk
 
The monarch butterfly feeds on this poisonous plant
 
Warning coloration; a primary defense system
 
Hollow hairs filled with stinging fluid
 
This family causes human deaths every year in Brazil with their poisonours hairs
 
A feathery type of moth antennae
 
The family Arctiidae contains these moths
 
These moths from the family Bombycidae were domesticated in China 2000 years ago
 
The common name of the largest North American moths
 
This superfamily contains 5 butterfly families with clubbed antennae
 
The largest butterfly in Canada
 
Hymenoptera means ________ insect (hyphenated)
 
A series of tiny hooks on hind wings allowing them to hook to the front wings during flight
 
Wasp larvae spin silk from ________ silk glands
 
Group of stinging wasps
 
A Hymenopteran trait where unfertilized eggs become males and vice versa
 
A female wasp structure used to lay eggs into substrate
 
The common name for basal Hymenopterans
 
This Hymenopteran group contains families with a wasp waist
 
This family includes parasitoids of cockroach eggs
 
The largest wasp family with 20000 described species
 
The 2nd largest wasp family, parasitoids are highly specialized to a species and instar
 
A wasp genus in the family Braconidae with parasitoids that emerge from their host to pupate
 
An eversible thorax gland that emits terpenes to deter predators
 

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