Interesting facts about insects

Q. What are the three parts of the body of an insects?

A. The three part of the body of insects are head, thorax and abdomen.

Q. How many times can a bee sting you?

A. A bee can only sting you once in its whole life time. After a bee jabs its sting into a victim it stays there.

Q. What type of eyes does an insect have?

A. The insects have a pair of compound eyes. A compound eye may consist of thousands of individual photoreceptor units. Compound eyes possess a very large view angle, and can detect fast movement and, in some cases, the polarisation of light.

Q. Why do bees make honey?

A. Bees make honey to feeed themselves and their growing young, which are called larvae. During warm months of the year, bees get their food from flowers by eating nectar and pollen. In winter as there are fewer flowers bees use stored honey.

Q. Insects abdomen consists how many segments?

A. The insects abdomen consists of eleven segments, though in a few species of insects, these segments may be fused together or reduced in size.

Q. Which invertebrates has the flight capability?

A. Insects are the only invertebrates to have developed active flight capability.

Q. Which invertebrates has the flight capability?

A. Insects are the only invertebrates to have developed active flight capability.

Q. Why do spiders make silk?

A. Spiders make very thin, fine threads called silk. Some spiders use their silk to make webs to catch their prey. Other spiders wrap up their victims in the silk to stop them escaping. Female spiders make silk bags caled cocoons and lay their eggs in them.

Q. How does the insects breath?

A. Insect respiration is accomplished without lungs. Instead, the insect respiratory system uses a system of internal tubes and sacs through which gases either diffuse or are actively pumped, delivering oxygen directly to tissues that need it via their trachea.

Q. How many wings does an insect have?

A. Most insects have two pairs of wings.

Q. How far can a flea jump?

A. Fleas can jump very long distance for their body size. These insects measure jsut 2 to 3 mm in lenght and can jump over 30 cm, which is more than 100 times there body size.

Q. Can insects walk on water?

A. Some insects can walk on water. The pondskater has a slim, light body with long wide legs, which allow it to glide across the surfac of water.

Q. Do spiders have fangs?

A. Yes spiders have sharp fangs in their jaws, which they use to grab and bite their prey. The fangs inject a poison to kill the victim. The spider them eats its food by sucking out the bdy juices.

Q. What is the dealiest spider?

A. Black widow spiders are the most feared and dangerous of all spiders. They are small, shiny and black and they have a poisonous bite that can kill people.
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