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Flashcards in Basic Entomology Deck (27):
1

The life cycle of aphids, Scales, and leaf hoppers is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

A

2

The life cycle of a Stink Bug is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

A

3

The life cycle of a True Bug is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

A

4

Which of the following are always considered pests?
A. Ants
B. Dampwood termites
C. Flies
D. Bed bugs

D

5

The life cycle of a fly is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

6

The life cycle of a mosquito is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

7

The life cycle of a moth is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

8

The life cycle of a Springtail is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

C

9

The life cycle of a grasshopper, cricket, or cockroach is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

A

10

The life cycle of an earwig is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

A

11

The life cycle of ants is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

12

The life cycle of a termite is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

A

13

The life cycle of silverfish/firebrats is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

C

14

The life cycle of a beetle is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

15

(True or False)
True Bugs have piercing-sucking mouth parts

TRUE

16

Earwigs have
A. Piercing-sucking mouth parts
B. Pinching mouth parts
C. Siphoning mouth parts
D. Chewing mouth parts

D

17

Which of the following insect orders go through simple or gradual metamorphosis?
A. Silverfish and firebrats
B. Beetles and weevils
C. Termites or grasshoppers
D. Moths and butterflies

C

18

A third instar nymph is
A. A caste or division of labor category in a termite colony.
B. An incorrect designation in an insect life cycle.
C. A definitive stage just before the pupal stage.
D. The designated stage between the molted second install and the next molt.

D

19

Termites go through the following developmental stages:
A. Egg, pupa, adult
B. Egg, nymph, pupa, adult
C. Egg, larva, pupa, adult
D. Egg, nymph, adult

D

20

The life cycle of a bees and wasps is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

21

Insects have:
A. 2 distinct body regions and 3 pairs of legs
B. 3 distinct body regions and 4 pairs of legs
C. 3 distinct body regions and 6 legs
D. 2 distinct body regions and 4 pairs of legs

C

22

Spiders are different from insects in that they:
A. Have an exoskeleton.
B. Are cold blooded.
C. have 2 distinct body regions: a cephalothorax and abdomen.
D. Have tarsal claws.

C

23

Which of the following insect orders go through complete or complex metamorphosis?
A. Silverfish and firebrats
B. Beetles and weevils
C. Termites
D. Earwigs

B

24

Insects that undergo simple metamorphosis exhibit what type of growth pattern?
a. gradual
b. staircase
c. wave

B

25

Which of the following groups of insects goes through simple or gradual metamorphosis?
a. Silverfish and Firebrats
b. Termites and Grasshoppers
c. Moths and Butterflies

B (Silverfish and firebrats complete ametabolous (no metamorphosis) development. Moths and butterflies complete complex metamorphosis.)

26

(True or False) Beetles and weevils exhibit complete or complex metamorphosis.

True (Complete or complex metamorphosis consists of 4 stages - egg, larva, pupa, adult.)

27

A third instar nymph is:
a. a caste of division of labor category in a termite colony.
b. a definitive stage just before the pupal stage.
c. a designated stage between the molted second instar and the next molt.

C (Simple metamorphosis contains 3 stages - egg, nymph, adult. Instars occur during the nymph stage.)