Insecta Orders By mr. JoyneR's favorite student kaleb adriel wiley

Lepidoptera

Butterflies and moths

There are around 165,000 species known worldwide.

They have chemoreceptors for taste and smell on their legs as well as on their mouthparts.

Coleoptera

Beetles

One out of every four animals on earth is a beetle.

Most adult beetles have fore wings that protect their bodies.

Hymenoptera

Bees, Wasps, Ants

The honey bee has been around for millions of years.

Honey bees are the only insect that produces food that humans eat.

Hemiptera

Stinkbugs, Assassin bugs, Truebugs

They are commonly called kissing bugs because they bite the lips and eyes of humans while we sleep.

The size can range from 4 to 40 millimeters in size.

Odonata

Dragon flies

Dragonflies were some of the first winged insects to evolve.

Here are more than 5000 known species of dragonflies.

Orthoptera

Grasshopper

Grasshoppers and locusts are the same thing.

Grasshoppers have ears on their bellies.

Mantodea

Praying Mantis.

There is a praying mantis that looks like an orchid.

A single mantis female can have up to 1000 babies.

Credits:

Created with images by Charlesjsharp - "peacock butterfly (inachis io)" • John-Silver - "rhinoceros beetle beetle oryctes nasicornis" • skeeze - "cuckoo bee insect ma" • Josch13 - "canthigaster cicada fulgoromorpha insect" • john_amend_all2000 - "Unknown dragonfly" • jl.cernadas - "1324-Saltamontes en Oleiros (Coruña)" • Ramon Aranceta - "Mantis Religiosa"

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