Question 1 text
Longest living existence of an arthropod: A. Long horned beetle. B. Seventeen year locust. C. Queen termite. D. Tartigrade in dried moss Question 1 answers a b c d Question 2 text Question 2 1 points Save
Bibliography and Suggested Readings
Attenborough, David, 2005. Life in the Undergrowth,
Princeton University Press.
Eisner, T., Eisner, M. and Melody Siegler. 2005, Secret
Weapons, The Belknap Press of Harvard University
Eisner, Thomas, 2003. For L
The name homoptera refers to the front wings of the insect being uniform. In other words:
uniformly membranous or uniformly leathery.
Correct Answer: True
The presence of honeydew attracts ants and is how aphids attract ants to t
The Success of Insects
Many entomologists (unusual and sometimes weird
people who study bugsmost are weirder than you or
me, of course) think that insects and their relatives
are the most successful living organisms on the earth,
while many othe
Midterm 1 Answers Look for the correct answers in the midterm questions. They will be in UPPERCASE letters. When you go over these answers, make sure you know why each one is true or false. If it's false, know what is true. Know what all words or phr
2 out of 2 points
These insects can
behavior as defense
emitting a foul odor,
hissing like a snake,
falling to the ground
to play dead, or
swaying as though
blown in the wind.
I remember when I was a kid, maybe 7 years old, I was playing in a park near my
house, and I was looking at a flower, then a bee flew out of it into my hand. I was looking
at the bee that seems was just exploring my hand, it didnt move
Insects and Civilization Term Paper
PLT 300; Section 1
Professor Richard Kaae
10 June 2015
Dating back to as early as 2700 BC, Malaria has been prevalent in
ancient civilizations and has been referenced in both
Term Paper Instructions Fall 2012
Learn and write about three insect-vectored diseases. Choose three diseases from list below.
Write one page (single spaced, 12pt font) per disease.
Write one page (single spaced, 12pt font) comp
April 3, 2017
Quiz 1 - 5 Take Away Statements
1. Unlike humans, I learned that an insects heart is not the same structure as our heart. Surprisingly
an insects heart is structured like a long tube along their back that allows hemolymph,
1. Unlike mammals such as cows, insects produce less greenhouse gas emissions.
2. Insects provide free benefits for the economy that we dont need to pay for because
insects, pollinate plants, control pests, remove dung and tak
1. There are several times more species of insects than there are species of all
other plants and animals combined. 1
TRUE (p. 1: Excluding arthropods, there are only about one million species of
plants and animals combined.)
2. Fecundity is the term for
Question 1: True/False. An Australian ghost moth holds the highest record for fecundity
in social insects. Whereas the African Driver Ant Queen holds the highest record for
fecundity in non-social insects.
Correct Answer: False
Question 2: T/F: You may ei
The name hemiptera refers to the front wings of the insect being uniform. In
other words: uniformly membranous or uniformly leathery.
Correct answer: FALSE.
(In this case you want to know why it is false. Which order does this
The name hemiptera refers to the front wings of the insect being
uniform. In other words: uniformly membranous or uniformly
leathery. FALSE. (In this case you want to know why it is false.
Which order does this description actua
One female Australian ghost moth is capable of laying 44,000 eggs. This is the highest recorded
fecundity in non-social insects.
Correct Answer: True
You may either underline or italicize the genus and species, you must capitalize
Malaria is considered an ancient disease that influenced great number of human
population for more than 4,000 years. Malaria was responsible for the decline of many
populations such as Greece and Rome, although they had very li
Insect Leg Types
4 main insect leg types
How these legs enable insects to perform certain functions
Examples of insects that utilize each leg type
Insect Circulatory System
What does an insect 'heart' look like?
A long tube along its back flows through t
Professor Amanda Kaufmann
16 November 2012
This plague is characterized for an ill feeling in the lymph glands due to an inflammation
of these glands, this is called buboes, and there is where the term Bubon
Chapter 10 and 18
1. Which insect exhibits a unique molting
2. What is a furcula? What does it do?
A fork-like structure that let the springtails to jump
3. Larvae of this insect builds a sand pit trap to
4. These i
MHR 311 Exam 2
To prepare for the exam, the following steps are suggested:
1) Do a thorough reading of each assigned chapter.
2) Create an outline of the main ideas and key concepts in each chapter. You may want
to create flash cards for
Asian Citrus Psyllid Questions
1.) Why is the Asian Citrus Psyllid a threat to California agriculture?
2.) What counties in CA currently have ACP?
3.) Where was HLB found in CA?
4.) How does the HLB disease affect citrus plants? What are some of the signs
Cockroaches are a very successful group of insects
with fossil records dating back at least 280 million
years. Cockroaches have flat oval bodies, elongate
antennae and heads held so as not to be visible from
above. Their front wings
Individuals of this order are characterized by
possessing one pair of functional wings (in Latin di=
two and pter=wings). The second pair of wings
(halteres) is rudimentary, knob-like in appearance,
and are thought to be used for balance