Insects questions This is a list of recently added questions about insects. Play insects quiz and see all the questions. To which superfamily do ants belong?Wasps. It might be surprising, but ants form part of wasp superfamily. They are closer related to wasps and hornets than bees and bumblebees, that appear to be so much similar.Created by: fitjaco93very hard 36% BeesBees591HornetsHornets526WaspsWasps982BumblebeesBumblebees591biology riddles » 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 Kołodziejczykaverage 64% herbivoresherbivores893carnivorescarnivores525coprophagescoprophages4196xylophagesxylophages881zoology riddles » 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 smasheraverage 66% cockroachescockroaches1218fleasfleas3013bed bugsbed bugs3647mothsmoths15915entomology riddles » 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.orghard 46% oneone510twotwo2226threethree4831fourfour2758animals riddles » Which animal class has the most species?Insects. About 60% of all known species are insects.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 79% crustaceanscrustaceans669arachnidsarachnids998insectsinsects10673birdsbirds1041nature riddles » 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.orghard 41% Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)2972Diptera (flies)Diptera (flies)1671Coleoptera (beetles)Coleoptera (beetles)3834rodentsrodents842nature riddles » 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 Kodamaeasy 70% ticktick919ladybugladybug8745earthwormearthworm453all of the above are insectsall of the above are insects2351nature riddles » 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.orgaverage 63% centipedecentipede829black widowblack widow650mantismantis8134all of the above are insectsall of the above are insects3288nature riddles » 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.orghard 52% 0016022516844612966325nature riddles » 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.orgeasy 77% it looks like a bulletit looks like a bullet1200it is as large as a bulletit is as large as a bullet1580its bite feels like a bulletits bite feels like a bullet22054it makes loud cracking noiseit makes loud cracking noise3727Colombia riddles » Play zoology quiz and see all the questions.