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The Background of the Insect World
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abdomen abundant adults animals antennae ants aphids aquatic Australia bark bees beetles beneath birds biting blue body bright brightly colored brown bugs burrow butterflies caddisflies caterpillars chiefly cies cocoon colony common compound eyes damselflies eggs elytra evolved extremely feed female flat flea flies flowers front wings galls genera genus green habits hairs hatch head hind wings honeybees host hundred species inch long insects iridescent jaws known large numbers larvae leaf leaves legs lice light majority males mandibles moths mouthparts nearly nest North America Nymphalids nymphs occur orange Orthoptera ovipositor pair parasites pattern perhaps plants Plate predators prey primitive prothorax pupa pupate queen regions relatively resemble scale scale insects scavengers secretions slender sometimes species stems structures subfamily sucking surface swarm termites thorax thousand species tion trees tunnels twigs usually wasps weevils wingless wood workers World tropics world-wide yellow