PLT 300 Spring 2011 Midterm #2

PLT 300 Spring 2011 - Question 1 T/F Cornicles are"tailpipe appearing structures that emerge from the abdomen of assassin bugs Correct Answer False

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Question 1 T/F: Cornicles are "tailpipe" appearing structures that emerge from the abdomen of assassin bugs. Correct Answer: False Question 2 The name orthoptera refers to the front wings of the insect being uniform. In other words: uniformly membraneous or uniformly leathery. Correct Answer: False Question 3 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 4 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 17-year-locust." Correct Answer: true Question 5 t/f: One of the most effective means of controlling aphids is ant control. Correct Answer: true Question 6 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 7 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 8 Known as "True Bugs." A. Homoptera B. Hemiptera C. Neuroptera Correct Answer: B. Hemiptera Question 9 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 10 The antlion A. weak flyer B. Antilles member of Neuroptera. C. resembles damselflies. D. larvae uses a pit to capture prey
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E. all of the above Correct Answer: E Question 11 Green lacewing larvae are sometimes called "aphidlions." Correct Answer: true Question 12 True/False: Lacewings, like others in Neuroptera (such as antlions and snakeflies), are beneficial insects as they are effective predators. Correct Answer: true Question 13 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. . E. Algae Correct Answer: B Question 14 T/F: The doodlebug is another name for an antlion larva. Correct Answer: True Question 15 The egg of a green lacewing is deposited at the end of a thin stalk on foliage. The stalk is actually produced by the lacewing itself. Correct Answer: True Question 16 Larval stage is referred to as wrigglers or wigglers and are filter feeders feeding on microorganisms including algae: A. Houseflies. B. Mediterranean fruit flies.
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course MGMT 300.01 taught by Professor Richardkaae during the Spring '11 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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PLT 300 Spring 2011 - Question 1 T/F Cornicles are"tailpipe appearing structures that emerge from the abdomen of assassin bugs Correct Answer False

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