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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:27 pm

Could it be their unique method of reproduction :hmz: :think:

Males inseminate the female by piercing the female's abdomen and depositing sperm directly into her bloodstream. In response to this traumatic insemination, female bat bugs have evolved a spermalege, a paragenital structure on their abdomen that limits the damage by guiding the male's sharp penile prong into a spongy area full of immune cells.
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Unread postby onewithnature » Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:49 am

Phokojwe, spot on. :clap: :clap: You're IT. :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby onewithnature » Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:32 pm

Phokojwe. :wink:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:01 pm

Centipedes have 1 pair of legs per body segment. How many pairs of legs do millipedes have per body segment?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:14 am

Nice Q, Phokjwe. The answer is 2.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:46 pm

own :thumbs_up:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:19 pm

Just to point out that neither millipedes nor centipeds are actually insects - they belong to a separate class of arthropods. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Sat Jan 11, 2014 1:11 am

We often use the terms "bug" and "insect" interchangeably, despite the fact that they are not the same thing (although bugs do fall under the class of insects). What characteristics define a bug?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:52 pm

Thanks OWN :thumbs_up:

I believe the most common characteristic of true bugs (Hemipetra) is the mouthpart. They all have a long slender beak shaped mouth part that looks like a straw. They use to poke through plants and occasionally animal skin and suck out sap or blood.
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Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:48 pm

Characteristics are divided into three regions: head, thorax and abdomen.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:10 am

Phokojwe wrote:Thanks OWN :thumbs_up:

I believe the most common characteristic of true bugs (Hemipetra) is the mouthpart. They all have a long slender beak shaped mouth part that looks like a straw. They use to poke through plants and occasionally animal skin and suck out sap or blood.


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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:55 pm

Are spiders insects?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:10 am

No!

"Among the arthropods, some animals are more closely related to one another than to others. So we have a name for creatures with three body parts and six legs: Insects. And we have another name for those that have two body parts and eight legs: Spiders".
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:53 am

Philip1 :clap:

Couldn't have explained it better :thumbs_up:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Sun Jan 19, 2014 2:08 pm

:) What part of its body does a housefly use to taste things?
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