Entomology B/C

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby mjcox2000 » February 24th, 2015, 6:20 pm

henceagrin36 wrote:
mjcox2000 wrote:Order, family, and common name:
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Homoptera Cercopidae - froghoppers or spittlebugs

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby henceagrin36 » February 24th, 2015, 6:51 pm

Order, Family, Common Name, as always.
Bonus:
What term describes the condition suffered by the insect in the image? (hint: variation in the wing pattern of a butterfly species which is different in some way to the normal pattern)
How is that variation caused?

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby ptkid » February 24th, 2015, 7:40 pm

henceagrin36 wrote:Order, Family, Common Name, as always.
Bonus:
What term describes the condition suffered by the insect in the image? (hint: variation in the wing pattern of a butterfly species which is different in some way to the normal pattern)
How is that variation caused?

Image

//sorry about the small picture ;-;


Well I think it should be: Lepidoptera Papillionidae, Swallowtail Butterfly.
I have no clue about the condition though.
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby henceagrin36 » February 24th, 2015, 8:55 pm

ptkid wrote:
henceagrin36 wrote:Order, Family, Common Name, as always.
Bonus:
What term describes the condition suffered by the insect in the image? (hint: variation in the wing pattern of a butterfly species which is different in some way to the normal pattern)
How is that variation caused?

Image

//sorry about the small picture ;-;


Well I think it should be: Lepidoptera Papillionidae, Swallowtail Butterfly.
I have no clue about the condition though.


Yes, you are correct! (however, -1 for spelling Papilionidae incorrectly :P)
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Aberration - can be caused by extreme temperature changes or a fungal/bacterial infection during the pupal stage
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby ptkid » February 25th, 2015, 4:41 pm

Order, family, and common name:
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Bonus:
What distinguishes this insect from other members of its order?
Define myiasis and name two other families on the Official list that also cause myiasis.
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » February 25th, 2015, 6:23 pm

ptkid wrote:Order, family, and common name:
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Bonus:
What distinguishes this insect from other members of its order?
Define myiasis and name two other families on the Official list that also cause myiasis.

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This is Syrphidae(Hover/flower flies) in Diptera. Myiasis is parasitic infection of a mammal by a fly maggot. 2 other families that can do this is Callophoridae(blow flies) and Stratiomyidae(Soldier Flies)
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby ptkid » February 28th, 2015, 8:15 pm

Correct, your turn!
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » March 1st, 2015, 4:39 pm

ptkid wrote:Correct, your turn!

Thanks!
Here's the bug
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Order, Family, Family common name, and what disease does it spread.
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby sarahm317 » March 1st, 2015, 6:41 pm

is it...
Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Assasin Bugs, and they are a vector of Chagas disease?

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » March 2nd, 2015, 10:38 am

sarahm317 wrote:
is it...
Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Assasin Bugs, and they are a vector of Chagas disease?

THAT IS CORRECT!! :mrgreen:
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby sarahm317 » March 2nd, 2015, 5:01 pm

Order, family, common name, and which type of mimicry does this insect's family exhibit?
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » March 3rd, 2015, 10:14 am

sarahm317 wrote:
Order, family, common name, and which type of mimicry does this insect's family exhibit?
Image

I Think
This is a Rove Beetle(Staphylinidae) in the order Coleoptera. Does it exhibit chemical mimicry :?: ?
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby sarahm317 » March 3rd, 2015, 9:57 pm

CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:
sarahm317 wrote:
Order, family, common name, and which type of mimicry does this insect's family exhibit?
Image

I Think
This is a Rove Beetle(Staphylinidae) in the order Coleoptera. Does it exhibit chemical mimicry :?: ?

All your ID is correct, but it actually exhibits wassmannian mimicry. Your turn!

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » March 4th, 2015, 10:29 am

Thanks!
Here's the bug
Bug PIc for Scioly.jpg
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So here are the questions.. Order, Family, Common Family Name, How to tell Male apart from Female(if you use the word ovipositor you are going to be wrong) and what are its front legs adapted for?
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby sarahm317 » March 4th, 2015, 10:55 am

CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:Thanks!
Here's the bug
Bug PIc for Scioly.jpg
So here are the questions.. Order, Family, Common Family Name, How to tell Male apart from Female(if you use the word ovipositor you are going to be wrong) and what are its front legs adapted for?


answer
Hemiptera, Belostomatidae, Giant water bug, males carry eggs on their backs, and the front legs are raptorial


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