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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:23 pm

True ... but wrong answer! :twisted: :wink:

Read the question a bit better. :)
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Elzet » Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:34 pm

In the species Xylocaris maculipennis the male will actually stab his penis into other males, and inject his sperm into them. The sperm then finds its way into the testes of the attacked male, and will subsequently be passed out when the recipient has sex. Such attacks may even take place upon a male who is engaging in sex with a female. This allows a male to fertilize a female without even having sex with her, which is evolutionarily desirable, if not as much fun.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:51 am

:thumbs_up: :clap:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Elzet » Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:53 am

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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby oddesy » Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:40 pm

What is the only habitat on planet earth in which I am not found?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Siobain » Sat Apr 30, 2011 6:25 pm

Ants are yet to be found in the cold, icy regions around the poles.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon May 02, 2011 11:42 am

So wonderful to have you back on the quizzes, Siobain! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby oddesy » Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:52 pm

Siobain wrote:Ants are yet to be found in the cold, icy regions around the poles.


Yes! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: Also insects are not found on the deep ocean floor.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby oddesy » Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:03 pm

Over to you Siobain :thumbs_up: :clap:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:44 am

oddesy wrote:
Siobain wrote:Ants are yet to be found in the cold, icy regions around the poles.


Yes! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: Also insects are not found on the deep ocean floor.


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Or flying through the air? Unless, :hmz: , they're flying ants. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:45 am

oddesy wrote:Over to you Siobain :thumbs_up: :clap:


Well done, Siobain. :clap:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Siobain » Tue Jul 26, 2011 9:24 pm

Thanks! Odds and OWN. :thumbs_up: :D

When a nest of large fungus growing termites is disturbed, a rustling sound can clearly be heard, even outside the nest. The sound spreads like lightning and within seconds, over it's range of hundreds of meters of tunnels, is put on high alert. How and with what do the soldier termites make this noise?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:57 pm

Rubbing their heads against the walls of the tunnels?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Wildlover » Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:41 pm

i Wish i knew!!!!
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:15 pm

I actually know that the answer is correct, though Siobain might have had another answer in mind.

What is the factor which turns usually individualistic grasshoppers in to giant swarms which act as a unit. (Describe how it happens.)
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