Insect

Insect, Class of invertebrates.

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Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are pancrustacean hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum. Definitions and circumscriptions vary; usually, insects comprise a class within the Arthropoda. As used here, the term Insecta is synonymous with Ectognatha. Insects have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae. Insects are the most diverse group of animals; they include more than a million described species and represent more than half of all known living organisms.

Insect wing
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Insect wing ... Insect wings are adult outgrowths of the insect exoskeleton that enable insects to fly. They are found on the second and third thoracic segments (the...

Entomology
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Entomology ... (entomon) 'insect', and -λογία (-logia) 'study of') is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology. In the past the term "insect" was less specific...

Insect hotel
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Insect hotel ... An insect hotel, also known as a bug hotel or insect house, is a manmade structure created to provide shelter for insects. They can come in a variety of...

Insect morphology
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Insect morphology ... Insect morphology is the study and description of the physical form of insects. The terminology used to describe insects is similar to that used for other...

Scale insect
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Scale insect ... Scale insects are small insects of the order Hemiptera, suborder Sternorrhyncha. Of dramatically variable appearance and extreme sexual dimorphism, they...

Insect repellent
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Insect repellent ... An insect repellent (also commonly called "bug spray") is a substance applied to skin, clothing, or other surfaces which discourages insects (and arthropods...

Paul Insect
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Paul Insect ... Paul Insect is a UK contemporary artist, who is most famous for his 2007 solo show Bullion exhibition at London's Art gallery, Lazarides Gallery.Damien...

Insect collecting
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Insect collecting ... Insect collecting refers to the collection of insects and other arthropods for scientific study or as a hobby. Most insects are small and the majority...

Fly
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Fly ... Flies are insects of the order Diptera, the name being derived from the Greek δι- di- "two", and πτερόν pteron "wing". Insects of this order use only a...

Evolution of insects
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Evolution of insects ... evolution of insects is based on studies of the following branches of science: molecular biology, insect morphology, paleontology, insect taxonomy, evolution...

Insects as food
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Phasmatodea
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Insect physiology
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Cricket (insect)
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Bookworm (insect)
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Aquatic insect
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Insect bites and stings
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Cyborg
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List of largest insects
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