Ecology Lab Beetles

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Ecology Lab Beetles
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2014-04-02 21:51:45
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Beetles Lab
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  1. percent insects make up of animals
    • 60%
    • 1 out of every 5 animals
  2. percent of insects that are beetles
    a third
  3. order that beetles are in
    Coleoptera
  4. how many different species of beetles are there?
    350,000
  5. type of skeleton a beetle has
    exoskeleton
  6. number of appendages on insects
    • 3 pairs of legs
    • 2 pairs of wings
    • 2 eyes
    • 2 antennae
  7. the 3 body parts of insects
    • head
    • thorax
    • abdomen
  8. Most important characteristics that all beetles
    share
    -forms protective shell, armored
    elytra
  9. short, hard front wings on beetle
    elytra
  10. Beetles stages of metamorphoses
    • Egg
    • larva
    • pupa
    • hard-shelled adult
  11. stage of metamorphoses the beetle eats and grows
    larva
  12. the resting stage of metamorphoses the beetle goes through
    pupa
  13. a part of the beetles body that's function is unknown
    fringe
  14. beetles strong mouthparts
    mandibles
  15. woods bess beetles prefer
    hardwood-oak, elm and other deciduous trees
  16. the tunnels beetles create in wood
    galleries
  17. how beetles produce the squeaking sound and what its called
    • rubbing their elytra against their abdomens
    • stridulating
  18. what and how beetles eat as their food source
    • wood through digestive system
    • fungus on feces
    • eat the feces fungus
  19. fascinating features of the bess beetle
    • providing care for larvae
    • communicating with sounds
    • eating fungus from decaying wood
    • co-evolved with a mite

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