IMES lepidoptera n hymenopterans

IMES lepidoptera n hymenopterans - Imes Reading Guidelines...

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Imes Reading Guidelines Be able to answer the following questions from these portions of the Imes – Practical Entomologist Text. Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths (pages 110-125) 1) From where is the word Lepidoptera derived? - scale wing, translated from its Greek roots 2) When are butterflies and moths active? - All butterflies active only during daylight, and most moths are nocturnal although the more colorful fly by day. 3) Describe the dominant feeding habits and mechanisms of Lepidoptera. - Mouthparts can be unfurled into a long tube, or proboscis, capable of probing deep into flowers in search of nectar. 4) What are important ecosystem services provided by Lepidoptera? - Important pollinators of many plants. 5) What kind of metamorphosis do Lepidoptera display? - Holometabolous. The wormlike larvae, caterpillars, have strong chewing mouth parts. 6) Are most Lepidopteran larvae specialists or generalist feeders? -
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