Insect

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Insect

There are over 1 million known species of insects in the world

Insects have a hard outer covering called exoskeleton. They also have bilateral symmetry.

INSECTS

Arthropods

Insects body can be divided into three main parts called the head, thorax and abdomen. They also have 6 jointed legs

BODY PARTS

Insects breathing:tacheal system

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Insects are the most diverse of all arthropod animal groups. There are more species of insects than there are species of all other animals combined.

Insects can sense their environment through the antennae

Some have wings

Antenna help in sensing touch, hear, taste and smell

They reproduce sexually

Insects live on land

What Is An Insect?

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Insects reproduce sexually and undergo metamorphosis, that means that they go from a larvae that comes out an egg, through different stages until it becomes an adult

Their digestive system is complete, containing mouth and anus. Some insects eat plants, leaves, roots, seeds, nectar or wood. Others, like mantises are predators, hunting other small creatures. And other animals, like lice, are parasites, eating the flesh or blood of larger animals without killing them.


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