Insects questions This is a list of recently added questions about insects. Play insects quiz and see all the questions. How are feces eating organisms called?Coprophages. Many small organisms (ie insects) are coprophagous - they usually consume and redigest the feces of large animals. These feces contain substantial amounts of semi-digested food (herbivores' digestive systems are especially inefficient). Two feces-eating insects are the dung-beetle and the fly.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykzoology riddles »average 64% herbivoresherbivores565carnivorescarnivores340coprophagescoprophages2636xylophagesxylophages565 What insects live in large numbers in sloth's fur?Moths. Several moth species have evolved to exclusively inhabit moist fur of sloths. It appears that sloths benefit from their relationship with moths because the moths fertilize algae on the sloth, which provides them with nutrients. Some sloths have been recored carrying more than 120 moths in their fur.Created by: Hitter smasherentomology riddles »average 66% cockroachescockroaches659fleasfleas1524bed bugsbed bugs1740mothsmoths7906 When an ant walks, how many of its legs touch the ground?Three. Most insects adopt a tripedal gait in which they walk with their legs touching the ground in alternating trianglesCreated by: globalquiz.organimals riddles »hard 47% oneone375twotwo1583threethree3457fourfour1913 Which animal class has the most species?Insects. About 60% of all known species are insects.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »easy 78% crustaceanscrustaceans516arachnidsarachnids730insectsinsects7527birdsbirds818 Which animal order has the most species?Coleoptera (beetles). Almost 25% of all known types of animal life-forms are beetles. About 40% of all described insect species are beetles (about 400,000 species), and new species are discovered frequently. It is widely accepted that the total number of all beetles species (including the undescribed ones) is higher than one million. Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »hard 42% Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)1961Diptera (flies)Diptera (flies)1134Coleoptera (beetles)Coleoptera (beetles)2694rodentsrodents548 Which of the following is an insect?Ladybug. The name "insects" comes from Latin insectum, "cut into sections". The name reflects the fact that all insects have a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen).Created by: Daisuke Kodamanature riddles »average 69% ticktick692ladybugladybug6333earthwormearthworm338all of the above are insectsall of the above are insects1725 Which of the following is an insect?Mantis. Insects have a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »average 63% centipedecentipede586black widowblack widow466mantismantis5782all of the above are insectsall of the above are insects2315 How many wings does a bee have?4. All insects have none, two or four wings. Some extinct insects had an additional pair of winglets attached to the first segment of the thorax, for a total of three pairs.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »hard 51% 0011322374044441566236 Why is a bullet ant called a 'bullet'?Its bite feels like a bullet. The ant named on account of its powerful and potent sting. It inhabits humid lowland rain forests from Nicaragua to Brazil, where it is often called "Hormiga Veinticuatro" or "24 (hour) ant", referring to the "waves of burning, throbbing, all-consuming pain that continues unabated for up to 24 hours".Created by: globalquiz.orgColombia riddles »easy 75% it looks like a bulletit looks like a bullet763it is as large as a bulletit is as large as a bullet926its bite feels like a bulletits bite feels like a bullet12194it makes loud cracking noiseit makes loud cracking noise2328 What is happening here?A wasp captured a tarantula. The female wasp named tarantula hawk captures, stings, and paralyzes the spider, then either drags her prey back into her own burrow, where a single egg is laid on the spider’s abdomen. Of these two, you should rather avoid the wasp, as it's sting is among the most painful of any insects, second maybe to bullet ant only.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »hard 54% a tarantula captured a waspa tarantula captured a wasp1888a wasp captured a tarantulaa wasp captured a tarantula3708both wasp and tarantula captured an antboth wasp and tarantula captured an ant521it must be photoshoppedit must be photoshopped677 Play nature quiz and see all the questions.