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Unformatted text preview: Labium-an armlike extension used by some insect larvae to grab and hold their prey Larva-newly hatched, wingless, often wormlike form of many insects Life cycle-stages of development in the life of an organism Macrohabitat-large, complex environment Metamorphosis-a marked change in appearance Microhabitat-the specific place where an organism prefers to live Pest-harmful plant or animal Unit Four Insects Project Oceanography Fall 2001 66 Pollinate-to fertilize by transferring pollen Pupa-nonfeeding stage between the larva and adult in the metamorphosis of an insect Predator-an animal that hunts for food Prey-any animal that is hunted and caught for food by a predator Spiracle-small respiratory opening in the body of an insect Thorax-middle region of the insect body, used for leg and wing attachment...
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