Insects

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Zoology
Grade:
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Insects

Insects

Eusocial Insects

Insects are the most abundant kind of animals on the planet. They make up 80% of the world's species and it is estimated that there are over 10,000,000,000,000,000,000 insects alive at any given moment. Insects are categorized into 30 unique and different orders that live in all kinds of habitats all over the world; from glaciers to volcanoes.

Insects play a very important ecological role in Earth's environment. Many organisms utilize insects as a food source, which ultimately provides the energy for ecosystems to thrive worldwide. Some insects, like bees, are great pollinators, and help Earth's plants to grow. Other insects may carry diseases, and some have cultural significance in different countries.

Are spiders insects too?


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