|The rear part of the 3 main divisions of an insects body.
|Distinct lobe of the wing in certain flies.
|The pair of sensory organs on the head.
|The tip or furthest part of any organ.
|Bright in colour to serves as a warning to predators. More often than not red, yellow and black.
|A bristle-like outgrowth from the antennae.
|Having short wings.
|A flap-like outgrowth from the thorax of certain flies.
|A pair of appendages which are usually very long that project from the tip of the abdomen in many insects.
|The pollen basket on the hind leg of many bees.
|The basal segment of an insects leg.
|The shedding of skin or moulting process.
|The hardened front wings of beetles that have been modified into covers for the hindwings.
|Notched or toothed in the margin.
|In relation to larva - Sub-cylindrical and with rear hind legs and having true thoracic legs.
|Modified hindwing in true flies.
|Developing by incomplete or gradual metamorphosis. The immature stages are referred to as nymphs.
|Developing by complete metamorphosis. The immature stages are referred to as larvae.
|An adult insect.
|A species that lives in the nest, gall or home of another.
|The 2nd thoracic segment.
|The name given to the life cycle and changes therein of an insect.
|The 3rd thoracic segment.
|The immature stage of insects that undergo an incomplete metamorphosis.
|One of 3 simple eyes that occur in many insects.
|Usually concerning the feathery branches located at the end of the antennae.
|Tube like mouthparts used for feeding.
|A short, fleshy hind leg of a caterpillar.
|The dorsal cover of the first segment of the thorax.
|The 1st thoracic segment.
|A barrel shaped pupal case of many flies.
|A beak or snout that is the piercing mouth parts of bugs and the elongated snout of weevils.
|The 1st antennal segment.
|Large plate (usually triangular) projecting back from the top of the mesothorax.
|The breathing holes of an insect located on the thorax and abdomen.
|A movable spine found on the legs.
|The act of producing sound by rubbing 2 parts of the body together.
|The foot of the insect.
|The middle (2nd) major division of the insects body.
|A part of the leg between the femur and tarsus
|A small part of the leg located between the coxa and the femur.
|Located at the top of the head between and behind the eyes.
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