books.google.com - What makes an insect an insect? Is it a very small, many-legged creature that flies? That's a good way to describe some insects, but others, such as ants, never take to the air at all. And just how many legs do insects have? A beetle has six legs and spider has eight--are these both insects? Knowing...http://books.google.com/books/about/What_Is_an_Insect.html?id=-fQ84o8wEj4C&q=tasting+and+smelling&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareWhat Is an Insect?