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1

What is the name for distinct groups within the animal kingdom?

Phyla.

2

How many species of insect have been identified and how many are there assumed to be?

1 million insects discovered, with the possibility of 30 million more.

3

Which species of insects have the greatest number?

Bettles, fly moth and butterfly, and wasp/ant/bee groups.

4

What is the percentage of insects considered a pest to humans, crops, animals, and fiber?

Less than 1%.

5

What are the three important pieces of knowledge one must know in order to conduct quality management programs?

The insect classification, identification procedures, and the life cycle.

6

What are the names of classes associated with insects in the kingdom of Phyla?

Arthropoda (joint footed) and Hexapoda (six feet).

7

How else are classes of insects divided?

Orders, families, and species.

8

True or False: Insects are invertebrates.

True. This means animals that don't have a backbone.

9

What is the name of the outer skeleton of an insect?

Exoskeleton.

10

What characteristics also separate insects?

Three-body regions (head, thorax, and abdomen).