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examples of insects [1]click to hear

Insects: invertebrates with bodies divided into three parts; they usually have three pairs of legs, two pairs of wings and antennae.
examples of insects [1] water strider mantid bow-winged grasshopper dragonfly atlas moth

water strider click to hear

Widespread carnivorous insect with a long thin body and six legs, of which the four longest help it to move across water.

mantid click to hear

Long-bodied carnivorous insect found in tropical regions and blending in with its surroundings; its pincer-shaped front legs have spines.

bow-winged grasshopper click to hear

Hopping insect with short antennae and powerful hind legs; it lives especially in hot climates and emits an intense lively song.

dragonfly click to hear

Long-bodied carnivorous insect found near water, having four rigid wings and the largest compound eyes of any insect.

atlas moth click to hear

Large nocturnal butterfly with colored wings and a wingspan that can reach more than 1 foot; it is found mainly in Southeast Asia.