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1

What is the brain called and where is it?

Supra-oesophageal ganglion and it sits above the oesophagus

2

What is the smaller brain called and where does it sit?

Sub-oesophageal ganglion, sits below the oesophagus

3

What are the ganglion connected by?

Connectives running along the mid line

4

What does each ganglion do?

Controls the function of its own segment

5

What are the three ganglia in the head segments/brain (H1-3)

H1: Photocerebrum (signals arriving from ocelli)

H2: Deutocerebrum (antennae)

H3: Tritocerebrum (head and body)

6

What are the five main types of sense organs?

Mechanoreceptors
Auditory receptors
Chemosensors
Temperature and humidity receptors
Photoreceptors

7

What are the two types of eyes an insect can have?

Ocelli
Compound eyes