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Subphylum Hexapoda, featuring 8 orders
Largest class of Hexapoda, 200 million insects for every 1 human on the planet.
Protein that is light and flexible, hardens the chiten exoskeleton.
Photorecptor with no lens, will not form images like compound eyes.
Drastic change in body form.
Time between molts.
pre-adult form that eats different food from adult form, preventing intraspecific competition.
90% of insects do this, pupa involved.
The insect will cocoon itself while its body undergoes a dramatic change.
A change in body form that does not involve a pupa, it changes gradually over time.
Only in a few wingless species, continues to grow as is, only difference between adults and non adults is size and sexual maturity.