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Class:ENTO 2010 - Insects and the Environment
Subject:Entomology
University:University of Georgia
Term:Fall 2013
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3 main body segments of an insect head
thorax
abdomen
termites are most closely related to ___________. cockroaches
anthrax is a: virus, mite, bacterium, or none of these? bacterium
T/F: DDT causes increased deposition of calcium in egg shell of birds False
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If a female wasp lays an unfertilized egg what will be the sex of that offspring? male
A millipede has how many legs per body segment? two pair of legs per segment
four castes of a termite colony Worker
soldier
king
queen
who discovered the usefulness of DDT? Paul Muller
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To which class do termites belong insecta
during WWII DDT was first used to kill what? lice
T/F: Adult termites have wings false
Estimate for total number of insect species in the world 10-30 million
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how many species of plants and animals have been scientifically described 1.82 million
what group of insects did Terry Erwin collect and examine? beetles
what has the pine shoot moth been control by? adding B.t. toxin to the leaf surface
what is parthenogenesis reproduction without mating
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developmental stages of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis egg
nymph
adult
1970 fungal blight in US caused 5 billion in damage to what crop? corn
aminosugar polymer that is the main component of insect cuticle chitin
name of the order for which the translation is "short-lived wings" ephemeroptera
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B.t toxin acts by destroying what? the stomach of the insect that eats it
what is insect blood called? hemolymph
What is true of Rachel Carson? died of breast cancer, was trained as marine biologist, wrote foreword to book Animal Machines, or all of the above all of the above
Name of drug given to pregnant women to combat morning sickness that resulted in terrible birth defects to their children thalidomide
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the mayfly Ephemera Danica belongs to which genus? ephemera
what does the mistletoe butterfly carefully defecate on? eucalyptus branches
four types of insect pheromone sex
alarm
aggregation
trail
how to do you make an insect virus kill a pest insect more quickly? insert a gene for a toxin from a mite into the DNA of an insect virus
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What kind of mouthparts does a water measurer have? piercing/sucking
Who claimed that we should form a global alliance to protect the environment? Tom Eisner
What do bombardier beetles produce? quinones
Millipedes belong to which phylum? Arthropoda
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what do bolas spiders catch? primarily male moths
belgian bodies are made by what? acacia trees
insects excrete waste nitrogen as what? uric acid
mayfly adults have what type of metamorphosis? incomplete
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what order of insects has a symbiotic relationships tim either fungi or protozoa in order to break down cellulose in wood isoptera
what scientist came up with our binomial system of nomenclature? carolus linnaeus
Relationship between two species that benefits both parties is ____________. mutualistic
T/F: A spider can learn to avoid an aposematic moth false
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what do you call an insect whose larvae consume their host? parasitoid
a person who is resistant to malaria has one copy of the gene for which other disease? sickle cell anemia
insects in the genus anopheles are vectors of malaria
four types of carnivorous plants sundew
venus fly trap
bladderwurst
pitcher plant
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a house fly has what type of mouthparts? sponging
insects that have scales on their wings in the adult stage belong to which order lepidoptera
walter reed discovered the vector of what? yellow fever
how many eggs does an adult female tsetse fly lay in her lifetime? 0
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What do you call resemblance of an edible species to an unpalatable species to deceive predators? batesian mimicry
what is the vector of chagas disease kissing bug
migratory locusts found in the americas originally came from where? africa
difference between the way adult female dragonflies and damselflies hold their wings at rest …...
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what insect order means "half wings" hemiptera
a butterfly has what type of mouthparts siphoning
what disease may you have if you get bit by an anopheles mosquito malaria
T/F: all adult flies have one pair of wings
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the florida queen male butterfly attracts the female florida queen with what? pheromones
insects with a shovel shaped penis belong to which order odonata
what has iridescent upper wings and plain brown lower wings? the morpho butterfly
insects that vector african sleeping sickness belong to which order diptera
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insects that have raptorial forelegs and where the female lays her eggs in ootheca belong to which order coleoptera
T/F: Weevils belong to the same order as scale insects false
dragonflies and damselflies have what in common? very large eyes
the disease agent trypanosome is a _________. protozoan
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to which order does the field cricket acheta assimilis belong? orthoptera
T/F: spanish fly produces cardenolides false
to which order to adult female insects related to termites that lay their eggs in an ootheca belong? blattadea
the disease agent that causes malaria is a _______. protozoan
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what is the genus name of the disease agent that causes malaria plasmodium
which order has the greatest number of insect species coleoptera
luciferin produces light when combined with _____. oxygen
silicon oxide protects _______ from _______. plants from herbivores
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when grassland was being lost australia important what? dung beetles
how many people die each year of malaria 2 million
common name of insects that have hardened forewings and membranous hindwings beetle
to which order do walking sticks belong phasmida
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common name of insects that produce honeydew aphid
DNA for the reconstruction of the dinosaurs in jurassic park were recovered from what? an insect in amber
T/F: civetone is produced by a dung beetle
Nursery rhyme "lady bug lady bug fly your way home…" refers to hop plants being burned to kill what? aphids
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 3 main body segments of an insecthead
thorax
abdomen
 termites are most closely related to ___________.cockroaches
 anthrax is a: virus, mite, bacterium, or none of these?bacterium
 T/F: DDT causes increased deposition of calcium in egg shell of birdsFalse
 If a female wasp lays an unfertilized egg what will be the sex of that offspring?male
 A millipede has how many legs per body segment?two pair of legs per segment
 four castes of a termite colonyWorker
soldier
king
queen
 who discovered the usefulness of DDT?Paul Muller
 To which class do termites belonginsecta
 during WWII DDT was first used to kill what?lice
 T/F: Adult termites have wingsfalse
 Estimate for total number of insect species in the world10-30 million
 how many species of plants and animals have been scientifically described1.82 million
 what group of insects did Terry Erwin collect and examine?beetles
 what has the pine shoot moth been control by?adding B.t. toxin to the leaf surface
 what is parthenogenesisreproduction without mating
 developmental stages of an insect with incomplete metamorphosisegg
nymph
adult
 1970 fungal blight in US caused 5 billion in damage to what crop?corn
 aminosugar polymer that is the main component of insect cuticlechitin
 name of the order for which the translation is "short-lived wings"ephemeroptera
 B.t toxin acts by destroying what?the stomach of the insect that eats it
 what is insect blood called?hemolymph
 What is true of Rachel Carson? died of breast cancer, was trained as marine biologist, wrote foreword to book Animal Machines, or all of the aboveall of the above
 Name of drug given to pregnant women to combat morning sickness that resulted in terrible birth defects to their childrenthalidomide
 the mayfly Ephemera Danica belongs to which genus?ephemera
 what does the mistletoe butterfly carefully defecate on?eucalyptus branches
 four types of insect pheromonesex
alarm
aggregation
trail
 how to do you make an insect virus kill a pest insect more quickly?insert a gene for a toxin from a mite into the DNA of an insect virus
 What kind of mouthparts does a water measurer have?piercing/sucking
 Who claimed that we should form a global alliance to protect the environment?Tom Eisner
 What do bombardier beetles produce?quinones
 Millipedes belong to which phylum?Arthropoda
 what do bolas spiders catch?primarily male moths
 belgian bodies are made by what?acacia trees
 insects excrete waste nitrogen as what?uric acid
 mayfly adults have what type of metamorphosis?incomplete
 what order of insects has a symbiotic relationships tim either fungi or protozoa in order to break down cellulose in woodisoptera
 what scientist came up with our binomial system of nomenclature?carolus linnaeus
 Relationship between two species that benefits both parties is ____________.mutualistic
 T/F: A spider can learn to avoid an aposematic mothfalse
 what do you call an insect whose larvae consume their host?parasitoid
 a person who is resistant to malaria has one copy of the gene for which other disease?sickle cell anemia
 insects in the genus anopheles are vectors ofmalaria
 four types of carnivorous plantssundew
venus fly trap
bladderwurst
pitcher plant
 a house fly has what type of mouthparts?sponging
 insects that have scales on their wings in the adult stage belong to which orderlepidoptera
 walter reed discovered the vector of what?yellow fever
 how many eggs does an adult female tsetse fly lay in her lifetime?0
 What do you call resemblance of an edible species to an unpalatable species to deceive predators?batesian mimicry
 what is the vector of chagas diseasekissing bug
 migratory locusts found in the americas originally came from where?africa
 difference between the way adult female dragonflies and damselflies hold their wings at rest…...
 what insect order means "half wings"hemiptera
 a butterfly has what type of mouthpartssiphoning
 what disease may you have if you get bit by an anopheles mosquitomalaria
 T/F: all adult flies have one pair of wings 
 the florida queen male butterfly attracts the female florida queen with what?pheromones
 insects with a shovel shaped penis belong to which orderodonata
 what has iridescent upper wings and plain brown lower wings?the morpho butterfly
 insects that vector african sleeping sickness belong to which orderdiptera
 insects that have raptorial forelegs and where the female lays her eggs in ootheca belong to which ordercoleoptera
 T/F: Weevils belong to the same order as scale insectsfalse
 dragonflies and damselflies have what in common?very large eyes
 the disease agent trypanosome is a _________.protozoan
 to which order does the field cricket acheta assimilis belong?orthoptera
 T/F: spanish fly produces cardenolidesfalse
 to which order to adult female insects related to termites that lay their eggs in an ootheca belong?blattadea
 the disease agent that causes malaria is a _______.protozoan
 what is the genus name of the disease agent that causes malariaplasmodium
 which order has the greatest number of insect speciescoleoptera
 luciferin produces light when combined with _____.oxygen
 silicon oxide protects _______ from _______.plants from herbivores
 when grassland was being lost australia important what?dung beetles
 how many people die each year of malaria2 million
 common name of insects that have hardened forewings and membranous hindwingsbeetle
 to which order do walking sticks belongphasmida
 common name of insects that produce honeydewaphid
 DNA for the reconstruction of the dinosaurs in jurassic park were recovered from what?an insect in amber
 T/F: civetone is produced by a dung beetle 
 Nursery rhyme "lady bug lady bug fly your way home…" refers to hop plants being burned to kill what?aphids
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