by Bugs ?
all insects are bugs, but not all bugs are insects!
I was a butterfly,
in the sky;
then I awoke.
Now I wonder:
Am I a man
of being a butterfly,
or am I a butterfly
that I am a man?"
Chuang Tse ~
have 3 body parts: a head, thorax and abdomen. They
also have six legs and two antennae.
and Scorpions have eight legs and are not considered insects!
to some sources, the total number of insect species is somewhere
between 15 and 30 million!
are 900,000 known species in the world.
About Insects ?
can live for more than one year without eating!
have 47 teeth, but only the female mosquitoe bites using it's
sometimes called Lightningbugs, are not true bugs or flies.
They are beetles!
year, insects eat about one third of the world's food crops.
male crickets can chirp. They will chirp faster in warm
insects hatch from eggs.
average bed contains 2-6 million dust mites!
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year, the average person eats several insects while sleeping.
breath through a complicated network of air tubes called tracheae
that open along the sides of the insects body.
all insect growth involves metamorphosis.
average housefly lives only two weeks!
female ladybug lays about 1000 eggs in her lifetime.
fly at a speed of 13-15 mph.
though spiders have eight eyes, they still can't see very well.
cockroach can live up to 9 days without its head!