Insects
Insects (from Latin insectum, a calque of Greek ἔντομον [éntomon], "cut into sections") are a class of invertebrates within the arthropod phylum that have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (h...
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National Geographic - Spiral Bee Hives
This is the only species of bee to build its hives upward in a spiral—here's why.
Transformation from Larva to Bee
Happy World Bee Day! Watch the transformation from larva to bee, as tissue develops inside the body and pigment slowly appears in their eyes.
Vandals topple beehives, kill 200k bees
Vandals toppled and poured diesel fuel on 100 beehives, killing 200,000 bees.
Cuba embassy 'sonic attack' could have been caused by crickets, scientists say - CNN
When a number of US diplomats and their families in Cuba reported hearing bizarre noises in 2016 and 2017-- and experienced a range of symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, and pain and ringing in the ...
Deep Look • PBS - The Ladybug Love-In: A Valentine's Special | Facebook
Ladybugs spend most of their lives alone, gorging themselves on aphids. But every winter they take to the wind, soaring over cities and fields to assemble for a ladybug bash. In these huge...
Watch out next time you want to smell an orchid
Watch out next time you want to smell an orchid
Raindrops hit mosquitoes with as much impact as a bus colliding with a human. So how do they survive downpours?
Raindrops hit mosquitoes with as much impact as a bus colliding with a human. So how do they survive downpours? (via Seeker)
A facial lump that moves around?
A facial lump that moves around? It might be a parasitic worm. (via Seeker)
Giant Water Bug
Small but mighty, this little guy will liquify the insides of its prey for a tasty meal.
Is cockroach milk the new superfood?
Scientists have found cockroach milk to be more nutritious than any other around. The Medicine Hunter, Chris Kilham brings some for Dr. Manny to try
Flies pose a serious threat to public health
Flies pose a serious threat to public health.
Massive bee hive removal from inside a wall
Massive bee hive removal from inside a wall
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Evolution of insects
The evolution of insects dates back to the Devonian period, with the oldest definitive insect fossil being the Rhyniognatha hirsti, estimated at 407 to 396 million years ago. Global climate ...
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Prehistoric insects
Prehistoric insects are various groups of insects that lived before recorded history. Their study is the field of paleoentomology. Insects inhabited Earth since before the time of the dinosaurs. The e...
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Insect morphology
.The morphology of insects is the study and description of the form and structure of insects. Terminology is related to that of the morphology of other arthropods. There is a large variation in the mo...
Insect morphology - Wikipedia
Insect anatomy
.The morphology of insects is the study and description of the form and structure of insects. Terminology is related to that of the morphology of other arthropods. There is a large variation in the mo...
Insect anatomy - Wikipedia
Insect physiology
Insect physiology includes the physiology and biochemistry of insect organ systems.Although diverse, insects are quite indifferent in overall design, internally and externally. The insect is made up o...
Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis is a biological process by which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching, involving a conspicuous and relatively abrupt change in the animal's body structure through cell g...
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Insect flight
Insect wings are adult outgrowths of the insect exoskeleton that enable insects to fly. They are found on the second and third thoracic segments (the mesothorax and metathorax), and the two pairs are ...
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Insect migration
Insect migration is the seasonal movement of insects, particularly those by species of dragonflies, beetles, butterflies and moths. The distance can vary with species and in most cases these movements...
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Insect fighting
Insect fighting is a range of competitive sporting activity, commonly associated with gambling, in which insects are pitted against each other. In principle the various forms of insect fighting are me...
Defense in insects
Insects have a wide variety of predators, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, carnivorous plants, and other arthropods. The great majority (80–99.99%) of individuals born do not survive to...
Defense in insects - Wikipedia
Entomology
Entomology (from Greek ἔντομος, entomos, "that which is cut in pieces or engraved/segmented", hence "insect"; and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology. In the...
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Aquatic insects
Aquatic insects or water insects live some portion of their life cycle in the water. They feed in the same ways as other insects. Some diving insects, such as predatory diving beetles, can hunt for fo...
Largest insect
The largest organisms found on Earth can be determined according to various aspects of an organism's size, such as: mass, volume, area, length, height, or even genome size. Some organisms group togeth...
Largest insect - Wikipedia