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examples of insects [2]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 [2] monarch butterfly cicada great green bush-cricket oriental cockroach peppered moth

monarch butterfly click to hear

Large diurnal migratory butterfly with spotted wings; in North America, thousands of monarchs migrate southward in the autumn, sometimes more than 1,800 miles, and return north in spring.

cicada click to hear

Large sap-sucking insect; the male produces a shrill monotone sound in hot weather.

great green bush-cricket click to hear

Carnivorous leaping insect with long antennae, growing to 1 to 2 in in length; the male produces a shrill sound.

oriental cockroach click to hear

Scurrying flat-bodied nocturnal insect that is widely dispersed; some species live in human dwellings, feeding on waste matter. It emits an unpleasant odor.

peppered moth click to hear

Large butterfly with delicate wings, active at night or at dawn; its caterpillar lives in birch trees, causing major damage.