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A for Ant
Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae
and, along with the related wasps and bees,
belong to the order Hymenoptera. Ants appear in
the fossil record across the globe in considerable
diversity during the latest Early Cretaceous and
early Late Cretaceous.
Scientific name: Formicidae.
B for Bumblebe
A bumblebee is any of over 250 species in the
genus Bombus, part of Apidae, one of the bee
families. This genus is the only extant group in the
tribe Bombini, though a few extinct related
genera are known from fossils.
Scientific name: Bombus.
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C for Cockroache
Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattodea,
which also includes termites. About 30 cockroach
species out of 4,600 are associated with human
habitats. Some species are well-known as pests.
D for Dragonfly
A dragonfly is a flying insect belonging to the
order Odonata, infraorder Anisoptera. Adult
dragonflies are characterized by a pair of large,
multifaceted compound eyes, two pairs of strong,
transparent wings, sometimes with coloured
patches, and an elongated body.
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E for Earwig
Earwigs make up the insect order Dermaptera.
With about 2,000 species in 12 families, they are
one of the smaller insect orders.
Scientific name: Dermaptera.
F for fly
Flies are insects of the order Diptera, the name
being derived from the Greek δι- di- "two", and
πτερόν pteron "wing".
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G for Grasshoppers
Grasshoppers are a group of insects belonging to
the suborder Caelifera. They are among what is
probably the most ancient living group of chewing
herbivorous insects, dating back to the early
Triassic around 250 million years ago.
H for Hornet
Hornets are the largest of the eusocial wasps, and
are similar in appearance to their close relative
yellowjackets. Some species can reach up to 5.5
cm in length.
Scientific name: Vespa.
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