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Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids

Members of the Order Orthoptera are diverse, including those commonly known as grasshoppers, crickets, katydids and locusts; many of which are capable of flying and are thus widely distributed throughout the world. These insects rely heavily on sound and vibration to locate individuals, particularly for mating.
Some of the characteristics of Orthopterans include a long and strong hindlegs (for […]

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Anisoptera- Dragonflies

Dragonflies are amongst some of the insects that roamed the lands of Earth during prehistoric times, and they have not really changed much over these millions of years albeit some minor size decrease.

These ferocious predators can generally be differentiated from other insects based on their relatively large body size, the presence of two large compound eyes that […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Insects|Comments Off on Anisoptera- Dragonflies