Entomology B/C

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:49 am

sarahm317 wrote:
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Here's the bug
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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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Hemiptera, Belostomatidae, Giant water bug, males carry eggs on their backs, and the front legs are raptorial

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby sarahm317 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:00 am

Order, family (if applicable), common name
Image Bonus question:In this insect's colony, what would the pictured insect's job be?

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby mjcox2000 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:12 pm

sarahm317 wrote:
Order, family (if applicable), common name
Image Bonus question:In this insect's colony, what would the pictured insect's job be?

That's:
Isoptera (no family), termite, and I think that one's a soldier.
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby sarahm317 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:28 pm

mjcox2000 wrote:
sarahm317 wrote:
Order, family (if applicable), common name
Image Bonus question:In this insect's colony, what would the pictured insect's job be?

That's:
Isoptera (no family), termite, and I think that one's a soldier.

that's correct!

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby mjcox2000 » Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:16 pm

Order, family, common name; what is unusual about this insect's eyes; list some of this insect's defense mechanisms/behaviors:
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby ceg7654 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:53 am

mjcox2000 wrote:
Order, family, common name; what is unusual about this insect's eyes; list some of this insect's defense mechanisms/behaviors:
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Coleoptera, Gyrinidae, whirlgig beetles. Their eyes are divided to let them see both above and below water as they float/swim on the surface. They swim rapidly in circles when agitated and trap an air bubble beneath their elytra to help swim underwater for long periods of time.
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby mjcox2000 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:31 am

ceg7654 wrote:
mjcox2000 wrote:
Order, family, common name; what is unusual about this insect's eyes; list some of this insect's defense mechanisms/behaviors:
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Coleoptera, Gyrinidae, whirlgig beetles. Their eyes are divided to let them see both above and below water as they float/swim on the surface. They swim rapidly in circles when agitated and trap an air bubble beneath their elytra to help swim underwater for long periods of time.

Correct! I was also looking for the fact that they secrete gyrinidal, a foul-smelling substance that deters predators and also acts as a chemical alarm system to other whirligigs in the area.
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby ceg7654 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 6:07 pm

Order, Family, and what is this family most famous for?
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:18 pm

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Order, Family, and what is this family most famous for?
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That is Drosphilidae/Pomace Flies in the order of Diptera and they are famous for infesting fruits with their larvae?
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby ceg7654 » Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:59 pm

CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:
ceg7654 wrote:
Order, Family, and what is this family most famous for?
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That is Drosphilidae/Pomace Flies in the order of Diptera and they are famous for infesting fruits with their larvae?


I guess that's technically correct, but I was looking for
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The genus Drosophilia in Drosophilidae is commonly used as an experiment/model for labs in genetics, developmental biology, etc. because it has such a short generation time and easy to produce out of the wild.
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » Thu Mar 12, 2015 2:47 am

CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:
ceg7654 wrote:
Order, Family, and what is this family most famous for?
Image


Answer
That is Drosphilidae/Pomace Flies in the order of Diptera and they are famous for infesting fruits with their larvae?

I didn't realize that, but that is a smart answer.
Here's the bug
Bug 3.jpg
So what is the order, family, and common family name? And what is this bugs most defining trait?
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby bubby2bubby2 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:55 pm

CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:
CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:
ceg7654 wrote:
Order, Family, and what is this family most famous for?
Image


Answer
That is Drosphilidae/Pomace Flies in the order of Diptera and they are famous for infesting fruits with their larvae?

I didn't realize that, but that is a smart answer.
Here's the bug
Bug 3.jpg
So what is the order, family, and common family name? And what is this bugs most defining trait?


Answer
That is order coleoptera, family curculionidae, common name weevils. The most defining trait is the extended rostrum. P.S. It's not a bug unless I'm way off.

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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » Fri Mar 13, 2015 3:18 am

Answer
That is order coleoptera, family curculionidae, common name weevils. The most defining trait is the extended rostrum. P.S. It's not a bug unless I'm way off.


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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby bubby2bubby2 » Fri Mar 13, 2015 4:44 pm

Order, family, common name, and why is the North American common name misleading?
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Re: Entomology B/C

Postby CTMSRoadScholarKING » Sat Mar 14, 2015 9:58 pm

bubby2bubby2 wrote:
Order, family, common name, and why is the North American common name misleading?
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Answer
That is Coccinellidae or ladybug/ladybird beetles and they are in Coleoptera. It is misleading because they are not all female and that they are not just bugs but they are beetles?
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