Entomology B/C

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Re: Entomology B/C

Post by sarahm317 » March 2nd, 2015, 5:01 pm

[img]http://www.dereila.ca/whispers/RoverBeetle.jpg[/img]

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Re: Entomology B/C

Post by CTMSRoadScholarKING » March 3rd, 2015, 10:14 am

sarahm317 wrote:
[img]http://www.dereila.ca/whispers/RoverBeetle.jpg[/img]
This is a Rove Beetle(Staphylinidae) in the order Coleoptera. Does it exhibit chemical mimicry :?: ?
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Re: Entomology B/C

Post by sarahm317 » March 3rd, 2015, 9:57 pm

CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:
sarahm317 wrote:
[img]http://www.dereila.ca/whispers/RoverBeetle.jpg[/img]
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

Post by CTMSRoadScholarKING » March 4th, 2015, 10:29 am

Thanks!
[attachment=0]Bug PIc for Scioly.jpg[/attachment] 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

Post by sarahm317 » March 4th, 2015, 10:55 am

CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:Thanks!
[attachment=0]Bug PIc for Scioly.jpg[/attachment] 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?
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

Post by CTMSRoadScholarKING » March 4th, 2015, 5:49 pm

sarahm317 wrote:
CTMSRoadScholarKING wrote:Thanks!
[attachment=0]Bug PIc for Scioly.jpg[/attachment] 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?
Hemiptera, Belostomatidae, Giant water bug, males carry eggs on their backs, and the front legs are raptorial
Nice job!!! Your turn
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Re: Entomology B/C

Post by sarahm317 » March 4th, 2015, 11:00 pm

[img]http://www.alexanderwild.com/Insects/Insect-Orders/Tremendous-Termites/i-ZTRWTLb/2/XL/syntermes3-XL.jpg[/img] Bonus question:In this insect's colony, what would the pictured insect's job be?

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Re: Entomology B/C

Post by mjcox2000 » March 5th, 2015, 9:12 am

sarahm317 wrote:
[img]http://www.alexanderwild.com/Insects/Insect-Orders/Tremendous-Termites/i-ZTRWTLb/2/XL/syntermes3-XL.jpg[/img] Bonus question:In this insect's colony, what would the pictured insect's job be?
Isoptera (no family), termite, and I think that one's a soldier.
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Re: Entomology B/C

Post by sarahm317 » March 5th, 2015, 1:28 pm

mjcox2000 wrote:
sarahm317 wrote:
[img]http://www.alexanderwild.com/Insects/Insect-Orders/Tremendous-Termites/i-ZTRWTLb/2/XL/syntermes3-XL.jpg[/img] Bonus question:In this insect's colony, what would the pictured insect's job be?
Isoptera (no family), termite, and I think that one's a soldier.
that's correct!

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Re: Entomology B/C

Post by mjcox2000 » March 7th, 2015, 5:16 am

[img]https://blancowateratlas.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/coleoptera-gyrinidae-gyrinus.jpg?w=1200[/img]
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