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Vocabulary Related To Bugs and Insects


This is a list of vocabulary items related to bugs and insects

Flying insects
bee
Bee
Bees are known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax.
wasp
Wasp
can be quite aggressive and can sting more than once, unlike bees
fly
Fly
They are known for transmitting diseases.
dragonfly
Dragonfly
Dragonflies are valuable predators that eat mosquitoes, and other small insects like flies, bees, ants, and very rarely butterflies. They are usually found around lakes, ponds, streams and wetlands
moth
Moth
A moth is an insect closely related to the butterfly. Moths are nocturnal.
butterfly
Butterfly
A butterfly is a mainly day-flying insect whose life cycle consists of four parts: egg, larva, pupa and adult.
mosquito
Mosquito
The females of many species of mosquitoes are capable of drinking blood from many mammals. They are vectors for a number of infectious diseases
grasshopper
Grasshopper
Grasshopper are winged, but their wings are not fit for flight.

cricket
Cricket
Crickets are are insects somewhat related to grasshoppers. They tend to be nocturnal
Crawling insects
caterpillar
Caterpillar
Caterpillars have been called "eating machines", and eat leaves voraciously
cockroach
Cockroach
Cockroaches are associated with human habitations
spider
Spider
Spiders are found worldwide on every continent except for Antarctica. a few species of spiders are venomous and are dangerous to humans
louse (plural: lice)Louse
(plural: lice) It feeds on human blood.
antAnt
It lives in nests and most varieties are harmless, although some can also bite
worm
Worm
some worms occupy parasitic niches (inside human and animal bodies.) Others live on land, in marine or freshwater environments

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