PLT 300 mid 2 - Question 1 True/False: Locust swarms often...

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Question 1 True/False: Locust swarms often do great damage in crops on their way to lay eggs at oviposition sites. Fortunately there is a warning period of time so farmers can protect their crops beforehand. Correct Answer: False Question 2 T/F: There are about 700 species of walking sticks worldwide and most live in desert areas. Correct Answer: False Question 3 T/F: Cornicles are "tailpipe" appearing structures that emerge from the abdomen of aphids. Correct Answer: True Question 4 The name hemiptera refers to the front wings of the insect being uniform. In other words: uniformly membraneous or uniformly leathery. Correct Answer: False Question 5 T/F: Honeydew is a clear, sticky plant sap that has been partially digested and then excreted by an insect. Correct Answer: True Question 6 The presence of honeydew attracts ants. This is why aphids attract ants to them. The aphids, in turn, benefit by the ants' presence because it keeps them safe from predators. Such a relationship could be called symbiotic (where both parties benefit). Correct Answer: True Question 7 t/f: One of the most effective means of controlling aphids is ant control. Correct Answer: true Question 8 t/f: Cicadas are some of the longest-living insects. There is one species in the eastern US that has such a long nymphal stage it is called "the 100-year-locust." Correct Answer: false Question 9 Ovoviviparous refers to aphid's A. ability to secrete large amounts of honeydew. . B. maintenance of eggs that hatch inside body prior to emergence of live nymphs. . C. reproduction without mating Correct Answer: B Question 10 Match the following feeding habits with Aphids: A. Omnivorous B. Predatory. C. Blood feeders, or in some species, predatory while others are blood feeders. D. Phytophagus. E. Algae Correct Answer: D Question 11 T/F: Hemiptera are known as "True Bugs." Correct Answer: True Question 12 Match the following feeding habits with Cicadas: A. Omnivorous. B. Predatory. C. Blood feeders, or in some species, predatory while others are blood feeders. D. Phytophagus. E. Algae Correct Answer: D Question 13 What is NOT true of the antlion: A. larval stage known as "doodlebug." B. Antilles member of Neuroptera.
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C. resembles damselflies. D. strong flyer E. larvae uses a pit to capture prey Correct Answer: D Question 14 T/F: Green lacewing larvae are sometimes called "aphidlions." Correct Answer: true Question 15 T/F: Lacewings, like others in Neuroptera (such as antlions and snakeflies), are beneficial insects as they are effective predators. Correct Answer: true Question 16 Match the following feeding habits with most Green lacewing adults: A. Omnivorous. B. Predatory. C. Blood feeders, or in some species, predatory while others are blood feeders. D. Phytophagus.
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