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bug collection

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Abby Lopez

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Giant Hunting Ant Leaf hopper Insect Collection Scientific Name: Asilidae
Order Name: Diptera
Immobolize bees and bigger insects
Good vision
3/8 to 1-1/8 inch
piercing-sucking mouthparts
they feed on other insects Abigail Lopez Orange-Margined Blue Butterfly Introduction Scientific Name: Cicadellidae
Order name: Homoptera
they live in gardens throughout North America
They only come during the spring
1/4 inch in length
Both the adult and nymph run sideways and are good jumpers
thickened forewing .
they feed on plant juices Lantern Bug Scientific Name: Fulgoridae
Order name: Homoptera
thickened fore wings
They are found in rainforest, Centeral and South America, Borneo, Maylasia, and others
They feed on fruits and nectar
some have snouts that are brightly colored and sort of glows. It tells predators to stay away.
extended snouts
can grow from 1.5 to 3 inches
The lantern bug is an herbivore (Image1) (image2) Scientific Name: Plebejus melissa
Order Name: Lepidoptera
Found in the northern and western United States
Must live in warmer climates with a mixture of sun and shade and flowers available to feed on nectar
feeds on herbs and shrubs
Eggs are laid pale green with white ridges
the caterpillar is also greenish with an off-white stripe
6 cm to 30 cm
Butterflies reproduce by the male butterfly inserting his sperm into the pouch of the female butterfly Epiplima Moth Scientific Name: Epiplemidae
Order Name: Lepidoptera
Indonesian Moths
Rolled Forewings
Spiked Hindwings
Mimicry
Flash Coloration and eyespots to protect from predator
feed on plants nectar (Image3) (Image4) Vespid Paper Wasp Scientific Name: Polistes
Order Name: Hymenoptera
3quaters to 1 Inch in legth
Use paper for building nest
beneficial to natrual habitat
Eat several insects like flies and caterpillars (Image5) Scientific Name: Dinoponera grandis
Order Name: Hymenoptera
They are found in rainforest of Central and South America.
Have a power sting
2inches long
Massive jaws used for hunting
LongSlender legs
They ar carnivorous EN: Giant Hunting Ant These giant ants have a dangerous sting thats can cause cardiac arrest to humans.
They do not build nest they travel as they hunt.
they live in colonies consisting of 20-50 members
in jungles of the Amazon River Valley tribes use them in coming age rituals. they make a frame and weave the ants on it and smush their stinging Abdomen on the initiates. (image6) EN: LeafHopper White Pine Weevile Scientific Name: Curculionidae
Order Name: Coleoptera
Kills white pine
western states
They spend winter in their adult stage
matting starts on bark of tree
feed on phloem (Image7) Robber Fly (Image8) Monkey Grasshopper Scientific Name: Psychomastix deserticola
Order Name: Orthoptera
They were named the flowers of the jungle
found in fainforest
brightly colored
ears on the side of the abdomen
Stubby Anntanae (Image9) Ecuadorian Stick Insect Scientific Name: Phasmatidae
Order Name: Phasmida
Dormant during the day and active during the night.
Legs spaced far apart
Some species develop wings
12in
seed-like eggs
spines lining the meso thorax. (image10) EN: Monkey Grasshopper Long legs
short fat anntanae
brightly colored
high jumper
yellow body
blue head
camouflage
poisinous
endangered Citations (URL) http://www.insects.org/entophiles The class is in charge of finding ten interesting insects, and developing a bug collection. With that it well help us better under stand the diversity of insects.
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