||The body part of an insect which is in the back behind the thorax.
||The sensory appendages, one on each side of an insects head, which are sometimes called "feelers".
||Individual insects that hatch from the same mother at approximately the same time.|
||The individual chambers in a hive where the egg is laid and the larva develop.|
||The larval stage of a butterfly or moth.|
||A sensory appendage at the end of an insect sometimes modified to grasp.|
||The pupa or resting stage of a butterfly.|
||The reproductive male among social bees and ants.|
||A front wing of an insect which is thickened and serves as protection.|
||The upper part of an insects leg, which is attached to its body.|
||A very thin structure protruding from the body of an insect.|
||An abnormal growth of plant tissue caused by the presence of an insect or other foreign organism.|
||The individual chambers in a hive where the honey is stored.|
||The immature stage of an insect that undergoes complete metamorphosis.|
||The upper jaws of an insect.|
||The change from egg to adult. Incomplete metamorphosis has three stages: egg, nymph, and adult. Complete metamorphosis has four stages: egg, larva, pupa and adult.|
||To resemble something else closely, for example to resemble another insect.|
||The immature stage of an insect that undergoes incomplete metamorphosis.|
||An appendage extending from the back end or underneath an insect used for depositing eggs.|
||A narrow stem that connects the abdomen and thorax in an ant and other Hymenoptera.|
||an agent often an insect that carries pollen from the stamen of one flower to the stigma of another flower to produce a seed.|
||Attacking and feeding on an animal by another animal.
||The first segment of the three segments of the thorax, which supports the head and first pair of legs.|
||The reproductive female among social bees and ants.|
||A small sac on a butterfly or other insect from which an odor is released.|
||A defining characteristic.|
||The middle part of the three body parts of an insect which supports the legs and wings.|
||A small raised area on a caterpillar which often has a bristle or other projection arising from it.|
||A vibrating membrane which is the ear of an insect.