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Class:ENTO 2010 - Insects and the Environment
Subject:Entomology
University:University of Georgia
Term:Fall 2012
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What is the common name of insects that belong to phasmida? Walking Sticks
What type of metamorphosis do aphids have? Incomplete
Ronald Ross is famous for his work with...? Mosquitoes
To which genus does the bronze leaf beetle, Diachus auratus, belong? Diachus
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What small arthropod has a red hourglass on its abdomen? Black Widow Spider
What is the genus name of the disease agent that causes Lyme Disease? Borrelia
What species is the vector of Lyme disease? Deer Tick
What type of disease agent is Lyme Disease? Bacteria
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How many pair of antennae do most insects have? One
What order means "tube" and "wingless"? Siphonaptera
How many pair of antennae do most insects have? One
Randy Lewis of Univ. Wyoming works with...? Spiders
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The stinger of a social wasp is a modified...? Ovipositor
How was a forensic entomologist able to show that a suspected rapist who was wearing a ski mask was lying? The suspect claimed that the mask had not been out of the apartment in over a year, but the burrs in the mask contained caterpillars that showed the eggs were laid in the summer, proving the mask had been out in last 6 months
Insects that are most important as vectors of human disease belong to which order? Diptera (flies and mosquitoes)
How long do Mayfly nymphs live? 1-3 years
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True or false: a deer tick is much smaller than a dog tick True
Which local arthropod has venom that causes skin necrosis? Brown recluse spider
What is pollination? The transfer of pollen from anthers to stigma
Insects that vector human malaria belong to which order? Diptera (mosquitoes)
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To which order does the migratory grasshopper belong? Orthoptera
The hammer orchid is pollinated by...? Wasps
What are the zig zag strands in the web of an orb weaver spider called? Stabilimentum
When did Rachel Carson die? 1964
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Where were silk worms first used for silk production in? China
How many species of fire ants are there in the US? 2
List the developmental stages of an insect with complete metamorphosis Egg-Larvae-Pupae-Adult
Which insects are attracted to electrical currents? Fire ants
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Which insect vectored disease causes the most human deaths each year? Malaria
How many pair of wings do adult mosquitoes have? One pair
DDT contains: a) urea, b)amber, c) chlorine Chlorine
True or false: Most insects excrete uric acid True
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An egg case deposited by a praying mantid is called what? Ootheca
What kind of mouthparts do insects in the order Lepidoptera have? Siphoning
How many wings do adults in the order Hymenoptera have? Two pair
What type of mouthparts do insects in the order Diptera have? Piercing/sucking or sponging
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DDT was banned in the US in which year? 1972
Crypsis is: The resemblence of an organism to its background
A dragonfly adult has: a) large eyes, b) long antennae, c) siphoning mouthparts, d) all of the above A) Large eyes
Define autotomy The ability to lose a body part as a form of protection
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How many times can a male honey bee sting you in sixty seconds? None (only female sting)
To what subclass do spiders belong? Araneae
Self-destructive behavior performed for the benefit of others is...? Altruism
The disease agent that causes Elephantitis is: Roundworm
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What type of arthropod lives in Cecropia trees? Azteca Ants
What three forms of biological control are being used to try to control fire ants? Nematodes
Pheramones with chemicals
Parasitoid fly
True or false: River blindness is vectored by a black fly True
What is the genus name of the bacterial disease agent that causes bubonic plague? Yersina
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How and why does the bubonic plague disease agent get into the host victim? Bacteria enters flea with blood meal from rodent.  Bacteria multiplies in flea.  Flea finds new host, regurgitates into blood with bacteria.
The disease agent that causes Lyme Disease is a...? Bacterium
If you were bitten by a kissing bug, what disease might you come down with? Chagas disease
Baldfaced hornets build what kind of nest? Bag nests
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Where were Africanized bees released into in 1956? Brazil
List the common name of animals in the class Diplopoda Millipedes
Male honey bees mate how many times? Once
True or false: After WWII, silk was commercially produced in Georgia False
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Which insects are able to adjust their reproductive cycle to match their host? Fleas
Who was the scientist responsible for the system of binomial nomenclature? Linnaeus
Joe Lewis of the USDA lab in Tifton, GA works with what? Parasitoid wasps
The poem Departmental by Robert Frost (terrible poet, by the way) is about what insects? Ants
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If a Rolistes wasp lays a fertilized egg in her nest, what will the sex of the insect that develops from that egg be? Female
What type of food does a mud dauber wasp provide for her young? Live spiders
What kind of insects are the most important to a forensic entomologist who is trying to determine the postmortem interval? Blow flies
To which phylum do ticks belong? Arthropoda
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Myrmecology is the study of what? Ants
Which insect order is the most harmful to humans? Diptera
Fire ants are able to eat solids during which stage of their life cycle? 4th Instar Larvae
The hammer orchid is pollinated by what? A wasp
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What subclass are ticks and mites in? Acari
Which spider has a violin shape on their cephalothorax? The Brown Recluse
What is silk? A protein
Where were Fire Ants introduced in the US? Mobile, AL
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What did Miriam Rothschild study? Fleas
What insects do some New Guineans eat? Larvae beetles
What percentage of flowers are pollinated by insects? 80%
What type of metamorphosis do ants have? Complete
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When was the EPA established? 1970
What type of mouthparts do hornets have? Chewing
What class do fleas belong? Siphonaptera
What class do dragonflies belong? Odonata
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Where is Chagas Disease most prevalent? South America
What class do Mayflies belong? Ephemeroptera
What is trophallaxis? Exchange of liquids between members of a colony
What type of nests do Polistes Wasps have? Paper nests
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Where do Damselflies lay their eggs? Under water
How do hornets recognize their nest mates? Cuticular hydrocarbons
What type of mimicry do the Viceroy and Monarch share? Batesian
What did Terry Erwin do? Find new beetle species by fogging tree canopies
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Chitin is a... Polymer
Name two types of Georgia hornet Boldfaced and European
What order do Blueberry bees belong? Hymenoptera
Two main spider body parts are... Abdomen and cephalothorax
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Who is Gary Larson? Far Side cartoonist
Frost's ant poem? Departmental (terrible poet, mind you)
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 What is the common name of insects that belong to phasmida?Walking Sticks
 What type of metamorphosis do aphids have?Incomplete
 Ronald Ross is famous for his work with...?Mosquitoes
 To which genus does the bronze leaf beetle, Diachus auratus, belong?Diachus
 What small arthropod has a red hourglass on its abdomen?Black Widow Spider
 What is the genus name of the disease agent that causes Lyme Disease?Borrelia
 What species is the vector of Lyme disease?Deer Tick
 What type of disease agent is Lyme Disease?Bacteria
 How many pair of antennae do most insects have?One
 What order means "tube" and "wingless"?Siphonaptera
 How many pair of antennae do most insects have?One
 Randy Lewis of Univ. Wyoming works with...?Spiders
 The stinger of a social wasp is a modified...?Ovipositor
 How was a forensic entomologist able to show that a suspected rapist who was wearing a ski mask was lying?The suspect claimed that the mask had not been out of the apartment in over a year, but the burrs in the mask contained caterpillars that showed the eggs were laid in the summer, proving the mask had been out in last 6 months
 Insects that are most important as vectors of human disease belong to which order?Diptera (flies and mosquitoes)
 How long do Mayfly nymphs live?1-3 years
 True or false: a deer tick is much smaller than a dog tickTrue
 Which local arthropod has venom that causes skin necrosis?Brown recluse spider
 What is pollination?The transfer of pollen from anthers to stigma
 Insects that vector human malaria belong to which order?Diptera (mosquitoes)
 To which order does the migratory grasshopper belong?Orthoptera
 The hammer orchid is pollinated by...?Wasps
 What are the zig zag strands in the web of an orb weaver spider called?Stabilimentum
 When did Rachel Carson die?1964
 Where were silk worms first used for silk production in?China
 How many species of fire ants are there in the US?2
 List the developmental stages of an insect with complete metamorphosisEgg-Larvae-Pupae-Adult
 Which insects are attracted to electrical currents?Fire ants
 Which insect vectored disease causes the most human deaths each year?Malaria
 How many pair of wings do adult mosquitoes have?One pair
 DDT contains: a) urea, b)amber, c) chlorineChlorine
 True or false: Most insects excrete uric acidTrue
 An egg case deposited by a praying mantid is called what?Ootheca
 What kind of mouthparts do insects in the order Lepidoptera have?Siphoning
 How many wings do adults in the order Hymenoptera have?Two pair
 What type of mouthparts do insects in the order Diptera have?Piercing/sucking or sponging
 DDT was banned in the US in which year?1972
 Crypsis is:The resemblence of an organism to its background
 A dragonfly adult has: a) large eyes, b) long antennae, c) siphoning mouthparts, d) all of the aboveA) Large eyes
 Define autotomyThe ability to lose a body part as a form of protection
 How many times can a male honey bee sting you in sixty seconds?None (only female sting)
 To what subclass do spiders belong?Araneae
 Self-destructive behavior performed for the benefit of others is...?Altruism
 The disease agent that causes Elephantitis is:Roundworm
 What type of arthropod lives in Cecropia trees?Azteca Ants
 What three forms of biological control are being used to try to control fire ants?Nematodes
Pheramones with chemicals
Parasitoid fly
 True or false: River blindness is vectored by a black flyTrue
 What is the genus name of the bacterial disease agent that causes bubonic plague?Yersina
 How and why does the bubonic plague disease agent get into the host victim?Bacteria enters flea with blood meal from rodent.  Bacteria multiplies in flea.  Flea finds new host, regurgitates into blood with bacteria.
 The disease agent that causes Lyme Disease is a...?Bacterium
 If you were bitten by a kissing bug, what disease might you come down with?Chagas disease
 Baldfaced hornets build what kind of nest?Bag nests
 Where were Africanized bees released into in 1956?Brazil
 List the common name of animals in the class DiplopodaMillipedes
 Male honey bees mate how many times?Once
 True or false: After WWII, silk was commercially produced in GeorgiaFalse
 Which insects are able to adjust their reproductive cycle to match their host?Fleas
 Who was the scientist responsible for the system of binomial nomenclature?Linnaeus
 Joe Lewis of the USDA lab in Tifton, GA works with what?Parasitoid wasps
 The poem Departmental by Robert Frost (terrible poet, by the way) is about what insects?Ants
 If a Rolistes wasp lays a fertilized egg in her nest, what will the sex of the insect that develops from that egg be?Female
 What type of food does a mud dauber wasp provide for her young?Live spiders
 What kind of insects are the most important to a forensic entomologist who is trying to determine the postmortem interval?Blow flies
 To which phylum do ticks belong?Arthropoda
 Myrmecology is the study of what?Ants
 Which insect order is the most harmful to humans?Diptera
 Fire ants are able to eat solids during which stage of their life cycle?4th Instar Larvae
 The hammer orchid is pollinated by what?A wasp
 What subclass are ticks and mites in?Acari
 Which spider has a violin shape on their cephalothorax?The Brown Recluse
 What is silk?A protein
 Where were Fire Ants introduced in the US?Mobile, AL
 What did Miriam Rothschild study?Fleas
 What insects do some New Guineans eat?Larvae beetles
 What percentage of flowers are pollinated by insects?80%
 What type of metamorphosis do ants have?Complete
 When was the EPA established?1970
 What type of mouthparts do hornets have?Chewing
 What class do fleas belong?Siphonaptera
 What class do dragonflies belong?Odonata
 Where is Chagas Disease most prevalent?South America
 What class do Mayflies belong?Ephemeroptera
 What is trophallaxis?Exchange of liquids between members of a colony
 What type of nests do Polistes Wasps have?Paper nests
 Where do Damselflies lay their eggs?Under water
 How do hornets recognize their nest mates?Cuticular hydrocarbons
 What type of mimicry do the Viceroy and Monarch share?Batesian
 What did Terry Erwin do?Find new beetle species by fogging tree canopies
 Chitin is a...Polymer
 Name two types of Georgia hornetBoldfaced and European
 What order do Blueberry bees belong?Hymenoptera
 Two main spider body parts are...Abdomen and cephalothorax
 Who is Gary Larson?Far Side cartoonist
 Frost's ant poem?Departmental (terrible poet, mind you)
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