Arthropods/ Insects

Arthropods are invertebrates which have paired jointed legs, exoskeleton and segmented bodies. Insects are invertebrates that have a body divided into three parts (head, thorax and abdomen). They have six jointed legs and live on land and in water.

what do praying mantis eat

What Do Praying Mantis Eat | Praying Mantis Diet

The praying mantis belongs to the genus Mantis. It is a typical hummingbird killer. Animals of this much size are usually killed by other...
peacock butterfly facts

Peacock Butterfly Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The peacock butterfly (Aglais io) is a colorful species which is commonly found in the temperate regions of Asia and Europe. They spend winter...
pond snail facts

Pond Snail Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The great pond snail (Lymnaea stagnalis) is one of the pond snail species that lives in the freshwater habitats. As the name suggests the...
black swallowtail butterfly facts

Black Swallowtail Butterfly Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) or the eastern black swallowtail is a North American butterfly that typically feeds on several host plants. They claim...
karner blue butterfly facts

Karner Blue Butterfly Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Reproduction

The karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) is a blue butterfly species that is typically found in the wild lupine habitat. They mainly occur...
asian long horned beetle facts

Asian Long-horned Beetle Facts | Anatomy, Range, Habitat, Lifecycle

The Asian long-horned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) is a native beetle species of Japan, Korea, and China. Sky beetle is the other name of Asian...
crane fly facts

Crane Fly Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Reproduction

The crane fly (Tipula abdominalis) is a group name applied to all those insects that belong to the family of Tipulidae. They are also...
japanese beetle facts

Japanese Beetle Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Lifecycle

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is one of the most devastating pests in the United States. It typically feeds on more than 300 host...
red imported fire ant facts

Red Imported Fire Ant Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Behavior

The red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) has long been known to the science since the early twentieth century. They are highly aggressive ants....
red spotted purple butterfly facts

Red Spotted Purple Butterfly Facts | Anatomy, Range, Lifecycle

The red-spotted purple (Limenitis arthemis astyanax) is one of the outstanding forest butterflies that is typically found in the wooded suburban areas. It is...
tiger swallowtail butterfly

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Lifecycle

The tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) or the eastern tiger swallowtail is a well-known butterfly species in the eastern United States reaching all the way...
fire ants facts

Fire Ants Facts | Appearance, Behavior, Diet, Reproduction

The Fire ant is a collective name given to the New World ant species that belongs to the genus Solenopsis. There are 200 recognized...
blue morpho butterfly facts

Blue Morpho Butterfly Facts | Diet, Habitat, Behavior, Lifecycle

The blue morpho butterfly (morpho) is one of the nestropical subspecies of butterfly that occur in the Central America, Mexico, and South America. It...
tarantula hawk

Tarantula Hawk Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

A tarantula hawk (pepsis formosa) is a spider wasp that typically preys on tarantulas. It is the insect of New Mexico that belongs to...
Africanized Honey Bee

Africanized Honey Bee Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Africanized honey bee (Apis mellifera) is a subspecies of a western honeybee which is primarily found in the sub-Saharan Africa. Africa alone is...
bald faced hornet

Bald Faced Hornet Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The bald faced hornet (Dolichovespula maculate) is a yellowjacket hornet and is found in the Southern Canada and North America. The hornet earns its...
tarantula facts for kids

Tarantula Facts For Kids | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The tarantula is a group of hairy arachnids belongs to the family Theraphosidae. Scientists have identified 900 spider species to date. Tarantulas are not thought...

Bullet Ant Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The bullet ant (Paraponera clavata) is the world’s largest ant and it possesses powerful venomous sting. Conga ant and the lesser giant hunting ant...

Crab Spider Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Distribution

The crab spider (Misumena vatia) is the largest flower spider in the North America. It is commonly found in flowers and shrubs. They are...

Spiny Lobster Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat

Spiny lobsters are one of the coastal marine animals that are found in the Pacific southwest to as far as Baja California, Mexico. It...

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