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insect (s) (noun), insects (pl)
1. A type of very small, air-breathing creature with six legs, a body divided into three parts and usually two pairs of wings; or, more generally, any similar very small animal: "Ants, beetles, butterflies, and flies are all insects."
2. Any of numerous usually small arthropod animals of the class Insecta, having an adult stage characterized by three pairs of legs and a body segmented into head, thorax, and abdomen and usually having two pairs of wings. Insects include the flies, crickets, mosquitoes, beetles, butterflies, bees, and dragonflies.
A dragonfly has landed on a stem of a plant.

This is an example of an insect known as a dragonfly.

—Photographed by Wolfram Bleul.
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(eating grasshoppers, locusts, and related insects)
(utilizing insects to produce practical substances)
(Ecological survival depends on insects)
(Latin: [diminutive of pupa, a young girl, doll or puppets] the pupil of the eye; including the larva of insects)
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Mosquitoes are insects that make people prefer flies.
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(There are estimated to be 10,000 million insects living in each square kilometer of habitable land on earth or 26,000 million per square mile)
(terms restricted to the study of social insects; such as, ants and words that apply generally to entomology)
(insects that live in colonies which, in some ways, resemble human cities are ants, bees, wasps, hornets, and termites)
(A visual presentation of various plants, animals, insects and other forms of life in their environments)
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Flowers and Insects
Insects are getting nourishment from flowers.
—Photographed by Wolfram Bleul, E-mail: [email protected]

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Social Insects, Especially Ants

Primarily dealing with the topic of ants which live in colonies or "cities".

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