Insect Orders Hannah Lane Ford

The grasshopper is part of Orthoptera. It has large compound eyes and two pairs of wings.
The Dragonfly is in the order of Odonata. It eats about anything aquatic like mosquitoes, fish, tadpoles, and even each other. They catch their prey with their feet too.
The Stink Bug is in the order of Hemiptera. Stink Bugs eat leaves, flowers, fruit and crops. They live in orchards, gardens, and farms.
The Beetle is in the order of Coleoptera. They feed on plants, fungi, animal and plant debris, and other invertebrates. There are 350,000 species of beetles in the world.
This is a fly in the order of Diptera. "There are over 120,000 species of flies in the world. Flies lay up to 3,000 eggs in their lifetime of one month."
This is a butterfly with the order of Lepidoptera. "Their eyes are made of 6,000 lenses and can see ultraviolet light." And many adult butterflies do not exert waste because they use all their food for energy.
The Bumble Bee is is the order of Hymenoptera. They flap their wings 200 times a second and do not die when they sting.
The Walking Stick is in the order of Phasmidea. They are usually found in bushes or small trees. They only eat leaves and stems of plants at night.
Cockroaches are part of the order of Blattadea. Cockroaches have been around since dinosaurs. They can live almost a month without food.
The Praying Mantis is part of the order of Mantodea. These insects get there name because of the way that their front legs are positioned like they are praying. There are about 1,800 species of Praying Mantids in the world.


Created with images by J. Coelho - "Chrysolina fastuosa" • dennisflarsen - "bumble bee bee insect"

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