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Class:ENTO 2010 - Insects and the Environment
Subject:Entomology
University:University of Georgia
Term:Fall 2012
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Blattodea Cockroaches
Blatta cockroach
What type of metamorphosis do cockroaches go through? Incomplete metamorphosis
Where do cockroaches lay their eggs? In an ootheca
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What is an ootheca? An egg case
Orthoptera Grasshoppers, crickets, locusts
Orthos Straight
Ptera Wings
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What type of metamorphosis do crickets and grasshoppers go through? Incomplete metamorphosis
Where are crickets' and grasshoppers' sound receptors located? Their leg or abdomen
What is stridulation? Production of sound to attract a mate
What is the number one agricultural pest in the world? Locusts
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How did the locusts get to America? They blew/flew from Africa to America
Odonata Dragonflies, Damselflies
What type of mouthparts do dragon/damselflies have? Biting mouthparts
What are three differences between dragonflies and damselflies? Damselflies are smaller than dragonflies

Damselflies hold their wings straight back at rest, whereas dragonflies hold their wings  out to the side

Damselflies lay eggs in plant stems under water, whereas dragonflies lay eggs on water surface
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Which insects have muscles attached to wings like birds and bats? Dragonflies and damselflies
Hemiptera Bugs, aphids, scales, cicadas
Scale insects belong to which order? Hemiptera
What type of mouthparts do insects that belong to hemiptera have? Piercing/sucking
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Which insect is a vector for Chagas' Disease? The Kissing Bug
What is Chagas' Disease? A protozoan
What do aphids mouthparts do? They swing down
Lepidoptera Butterflies and Moths
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What type of mouthparts do members of Lepidoptera have? Siphoning mouthparts
What do butterflies and moths have on their wings? Scales that are made of modified hairs
What insect order has the greatest color variation? Lepidoptera
How does the Florida Queen butterfly find a mate? The male uses "hair pencils" to dust female with pheromone
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What are the four types of carnivorous plants? Sundews
Venus Fly Traps
Bladderworts
Pitcher Plants
Mantodea Mantis or mantids
Which insects can hear the sonar of bats? Mantids
How to mantids try and avoid bats? They dive after hearing the bat's sonar
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What type of metamorphosis does a mantid have? Incomplete metamorphosis
What type of forelegs to mantids have? Raptorial forelegs
Phasmids Walking sticks
What does phasma mean? Apparation
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What type of metamorphosis do walking sticks have? Incomplete metamorphosis
What special defense mechanisms do walking sticks have? The feign death and they use autotomy, the loss of a leg
In spring, in terms of Mullerian Mimicry, the caterpillar eats _____. Oak flowers, mimics flowers
In summer, the caterpillar eats ______ Leaves, mimics twigs
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What do passion vines do to confuse butterflies? Their leaves mimic each other, and makes "mimic eggs" on the leaf
What type of toxin does the Spanish fly produce? Cantharidin
What do civet cats produce in their anal gland? Civetone
Who produces civetone and where? Civet cats; in their anal gland
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Why were dung beetles imported to Australia? Because they imported cows, and the insects there could not deal with the dung
What is Luciferin? A pigment which yields light when combined with oxygen.
Who produces Luciferin? Fireflies
What is xenodiagnosis? Use of a live vector to diagnose a disease
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Diptera Flies and Mosquitoes
Which order means two wings? Diptera
What type of mouthparts do flies have? Sponging
What type of mouthparts do mosquitoes have? Piercing/sucking
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Which insect order has halteres? Diptera
What are halteres? Stabilizers for wings
What is the most harmful insect order? Diptera
What is the vector of the African Sleeping Sickness? Tsetse Fly
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What type of disease is the African Sleeping Sickness? Protozoan
How many eggs does a Tsetse Fly Female lay? None
How many eggs hatch inside of the Tsetse fly? One
Where does a Tsetse fly larvae develop? Inside of the Tsetse Fly female.
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How many larvae in all can a Tsetse Fly female produce? 8
Which disease has killed the most people? Malaria
What did Ronald Ross do? Showed that mosquitoes vector malaria
What did Walter Reed do? Showed that mosquitoes vector yellow fever
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What do mosquitoes do to stop blood from clotting? They inject saliva into their host
What is the vector for Yellow Fever? Mosquitoes
What is the genus name for the Yellow Fever vector? Aedes
What type of disease is Yellow Fever? A virus
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What is the vector for Malaria? Mosquito
What is the genus name for the vector of Malaria? Anopheles
What type of disease is Malaria? Protozoan
What is the genus name for Protozoan? Plasmodia
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Where is the hormone needed for mosquito egg production produced? The head
A person is more resistant to malaria if he or she has one copy of the gene for which other disease? Sickle Cell Anemia
In which country to monarch butterflies spend the winter? Mexico
What is the genus name of the disease agent that causes malaria? Plasmodium
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Insects that produce luciferin belong to which order? Coleoptera
How many people die each year of malaria? 2 million
Larvae of a specific type of insect have been applied to the wounds of people who have poor circulation in order to prevent amputation. To which order do these insects belong? Diptera
What is the genus name of the disease that causes malaria? Plasmodium
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Change in the frequency of genetic traits in a population through differential survival of individuals bearing those traits is Natural selection
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 BlattodeaCockroaches
 Blattacockroach
 What type of metamorphosis do cockroaches go through?Incomplete metamorphosis
 Where do cockroaches lay their eggs?In an ootheca
 What is an ootheca?An egg case
 OrthopteraGrasshoppers, crickets, locusts
 OrthosStraight
 PteraWings
 What type of metamorphosis do crickets and grasshoppers go through?Incomplete metamorphosis
 Where are crickets' and grasshoppers' sound receptors located?Their leg or abdomen
 What is stridulation?Production of sound to attract a mate
 What is the number one agricultural pest in the world?Locusts
 How did the locusts get to America?They blew/flew from Africa to America
 OdonataDragonflies, Damselflies
 What type of mouthparts do dragon/damselflies have?Biting mouthparts
 What are three differences between dragonflies and damselflies?Damselflies are smaller than dragonflies

Damselflies hold their wings straight back at rest, whereas dragonflies hold their wings  out to the side

Damselflies lay eggs in plant stems under water, whereas dragonflies lay eggs on water surface
 Which insects have muscles attached to wings like birds and bats?Dragonflies and damselflies
 HemipteraBugs, aphids, scales, cicadas
 Scale insects belong to which order?Hemiptera
 What type of mouthparts do insects that belong to hemiptera have?Piercing/sucking
 Which insect is a vector for Chagas' Disease?The Kissing Bug
 What is Chagas' Disease?A protozoan
 What do aphids mouthparts do?They swing down
 LepidopteraButterflies and Moths
 What type of mouthparts do members of Lepidoptera have?Siphoning mouthparts
 What do butterflies and moths have on their wings?Scales that are made of modified hairs
 What insect order has the greatest color variation?Lepidoptera
 How does the Florida Queen butterfly find a mate?The male uses "hair pencils" to dust female with pheromone
 What are the four types of carnivorous plants?Sundews
Venus Fly Traps
Bladderworts
Pitcher Plants
 MantodeaMantis or mantids
 Which insects can hear the sonar of bats?Mantids
 How to mantids try and avoid bats?They dive after hearing the bat's sonar
 What type of metamorphosis does a mantid have?Incomplete metamorphosis
 What type of forelegs to mantids have?Raptorial forelegs
 PhasmidsWalking sticks
 What does phasma mean?Apparation
 What type of metamorphosis do walking sticks have?Incomplete metamorphosis
 What special defense mechanisms do walking sticks have?The feign death and they use autotomy, the loss of a leg
 In spring, in terms of Mullerian Mimicry, the caterpillar eats _____.Oak flowers, mimics flowers
 In summer, the caterpillar eats ______Leaves, mimics twigs
 What do passion vines do to confuse butterflies?Their leaves mimic each other, and makes "mimic eggs" on the leaf
 What type of toxin does the Spanish fly produce?Cantharidin
 What do civet cats produce in their anal gland?Civetone
 Who produces civetone and where?Civet cats; in their anal gland
 Why were dung beetles imported to Australia?Because they imported cows, and the insects there could not deal with the dung
 What is Luciferin?A pigment which yields light when combined with oxygen.
 Who produces Luciferin?Fireflies
 What is xenodiagnosis?Use of a live vector to diagnose a disease
 DipteraFlies and Mosquitoes
 Which order means two wings?Diptera
 What type of mouthparts do flies have?Sponging
 What type of mouthparts do mosquitoes have?Piercing/sucking
 Which insect order has halteres?Diptera
 What are halteres?Stabilizers for wings
 What is the most harmful insect order?Diptera
 What is the vector of the African Sleeping Sickness?Tsetse Fly
 What type of disease is the African Sleeping Sickness?Protozoan
 How many eggs does a Tsetse Fly Female lay?None
 How many eggs hatch inside of the Tsetse fly?One
 Where does a Tsetse fly larvae develop?Inside of the Tsetse Fly female.
 How many larvae in all can a Tsetse Fly female produce?8
 Which disease has killed the most people?Malaria
 What did Ronald Ross do?Showed that mosquitoes vector malaria
 What did Walter Reed do?Showed that mosquitoes vector yellow fever
 What do mosquitoes do to stop blood from clotting?They inject saliva into their host
 What is the vector for Yellow Fever?Mosquitoes
 What is the genus name for the Yellow Fever vector?Aedes
 What type of disease is Yellow Fever?A virus
 What is the vector for Malaria?Mosquito
 What is the genus name for the vector of Malaria?Anopheles
 What type of disease is Malaria?Protozoan
 What is the genus name for Protozoan?Plasmodia
 Where is the hormone needed for mosquito egg production produced?The head
 A person is more resistant to malaria if he or she has one copy of the gene for which other disease?Sickle Cell Anemia
 In which country to monarch butterflies spend the winter?Mexico
 What is the genus name of the disease agent that causes malaria?Plasmodium
 Insects that produce luciferin belong to which order?Coleoptera
 How many people die each year of malaria?2 million
 Larvae of a specific type of insect have been applied to the wounds of people who have poor circulation in order to prevent amputation. To which order do these insects belong?Diptera
 What is the genus name of the disease that causes malaria?Plasmodium
 Change in the frequency of genetic traits in a population through differential survival of individuals bearing those traits isNatural selection
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