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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:13 pm

Ancient Egyptians. The soldiers commonly wore scarab beetles into battle as the beetles were considered to have supernatural powers of protection against enemies.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:12 am

:thumbs_up:
Easy one...... Flies and mosquitoes are part of the insect order called Diptera. What is the meaning of Diptera?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:09 pm

Diptera - from the Greek words di meaning 2 and ptera meaning wings
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:39 pm

Phokojwe. wrote:Diptera - from the Greek words di meaning 2 and ptera meaning wings


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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Tue Nov 19, 2013 6:02 am

Diptera is a greek word which means two wings

Di-two
Ptera-wings
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:06 pm

During peak production, how many eggs can a queen bee lay per day?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:50 pm

Up to 2000 per day
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:12 am

Heksie :great:

Between 1500-2000 Eggs a day
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:12 am

Contact with which caterpillar can cause an itchy rash, and even lead to forms of arthritis (polyarthritis/polychondritis,chronic osteoarthritis)?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:48 am

Asian Dendrolimus Pini caterpillar. :think:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:19 am

I concur with Philip1 :D
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:15 am

Yes Philip :w:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:17 am

:thumbs_up: The art and science of beekeeping has a long history. What people were the first to domesticate and keep honey bees?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:57 pm

:hmz: The Egyptians in the 25th Century BC
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Fri Nov 29, 2013 8:51 am

:clap: Phokojwe, will give it to you. :thumbs_up:

"Egyptians were practicing the art of beekeeping at least 4,500 years ago as depicted on the walls of sun temple of Nyuserre Ini from the 5th Dynasty dated earlier than 2422 BC. Scenes on the temple walls depict workers blowing smoke into hives as they removed honeycombs".
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