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 63% herbivoresherbivores504carnivorescarnivores307coprophagescoprophages2343xylophagesxylophages511 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% cockroachescockroaches619fleasfleas1400bed bugsbed bugs1630mothsmoths7103 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 46% oneone354twotwo1496threethree3236fourfour1809 Which animal class has the most species?Insects. About 60% of all known species are insects.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »easy 78% crustaceanscrustaceans489arachnidsarachnids689insectsinsects7073birdsbirds782 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)1864Diptera (flies)Diptera (flies)1052Coleoptera (beetles)Coleoptera (beetles)2489rodentsrodents505 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% ticktick652ladybugladybug5927earthwormearthworm320all of the above are insectsall of the above are insects1627 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% centipedecentipede559black widowblack widow434mantismantis5428all of the above are insectsall of the above are insects2153 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% 0010522356444419066220 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 74% it looks like a bulletit looks like a bullet729it is as large as a bulletit is as large as a bullet887its bite feels like a bulletits bite feels like a bullet11269it makes loud cracking noiseit makes loud cracking noise2205 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 wasp1756a wasp captured a tarantulaa wasp captured a tarantula3466both wasp and tarantula captured an antboth wasp and tarantula captured an ant489it must be photoshoppedit must be photoshopped634 Play nature quiz and see all the questions.