Search for Insects
Observed at Fermilab

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How it's named and classified:

Common Name:    Insect Family:

Scientific Name:    Order:

Size: minute (a flea) small (an ant) medium (a firefly) large (a cockroach)
Main Colors: white tan yellow green blue orange red brown black gray
Pattern: solid striped spotted chevron (v-shaped) mottled (blotchy) speckled edged

How it grows and what it eats:

Life Cycle:
Diet of Adults: nectar honey other insects plant matter organic matter do not eat blood
Diet of Larva/Nymph: honey other insects plant matter organic matter other invertebrates

When and where it's found:

Habitat: Sightings at Fermilab:
fall winter spring summer

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