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Definition of Insects
Insect In"sect, a.
1. Of or pertaining to an insect or insects.
2. Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.
InsectInsect In"sect, n. [F. insecte, L. insectum, fr. insectus, p.
p. of insecare to cut in. See Section. The name was
originally given to certain small animals, whose bodies
appear cut in, or almost divided. Cf. Entomology.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda.
Note: The hexapod insects pass through three stages during
their growth, viz., the larva, pupa, and imago or
adult, but in some of the orders the larva differs
little from the imago, except in lacking wings, and the
active pupa is very much like the larva, except in
having rudiments of wings. In the higher orders, the
larva is usually a grub, maggot, or caterpillar,
totally unlike the adult, while the pupa is very
different from both larva and imago and is inactive,
taking no food.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any air-breathing arthropod, as a spider or
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any small crustacean. In a wider sense, the
word is often loosely applied to various small
4. Fig.: Any small, trivial, or contemptible person or thing.
Meaning of Insects from wikipedia
- vary; usually, insects comprise
a cl**** within
the Arthropoda. As used here, the term Insecta
with Ectognatha. Insects
have a chitinous...
', and -λογία (-logia), meaning
'study of') is the scientific study
, a branch
of zoology. In the past the term "insect
" was vaguer...
- as Phasmida
or Phasmatoptera) are an order
of insects whose members
are variously known
as stick insects
, stick-bugs, walking sticks
or bug sticks. They...
- cl**** of insects originated
on Earth about
480 million years
ago, in the Ordovician, at about
the same time terrestrial plants
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have a range
of mouthparts, adapted
to particular modes
of feeding. The earliest insects
- Beneficial insects
(sometimes called beneficial
bugs) are any of a number
that perform valued services
- instar stages
in hemimetabolous insects
. All three categories
can be found
in the diversity
of social insects International Union
for the Study
of Social Insects
R.; Ratnieks, Francis
L. W. (2005)...
- Insect collecting refers
to the collection
and other arthropods
for scientific study
or as a hobby. Because
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