ENTO 2010 Week 6 Notes
ENTO 2010 Week 6 Notes ENTO 2010
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Ento 2010 Week 6 Notes a February 15 2016 0 Order Isoptera lsoequal Pterawings Common nametermites Species2230 o Termites Incomplete metamorphosis Highly social Caste system social class Symbiosis with protozoa or fungi to degrade the cellulose in wood Reproductives have wings bene cial recycle nutrients Pest destroy wood structures Social insects have guests Are related to cockroaches Architecture is free form 0 Adjusted to the environment Use saliva as cement o Termite castes Soldiers Workers King Queen 0 Termite mound Royal cell contains queen king and workers Termites feed each other and exchange chemical messages Eggs are taken to nursery where nymphs are reared Termites use fungus garden to break down cellulose Keep mound cool by water evaporation o Termites have the largest colonies of all social insects o Traits of social insects Reproductive division of labor Cooperative care of young Overlap in generations 0 Termites Build and tend fungus gardens Adults only reproductives have wings 0 Fly off meet a mate and break off wings Female and male start a new colony Have many kinds of predators o Termites follow trail pheromones ls present in ink of some pens o Termites in Kenya Men own the termite mounds Kenyans collect process and eat winged adults Termites are 40 fat and 40 protein Termesthe end February 17 2016 0 Order Ephemeroptera Ephemerashortlived Pterawings Common namemay ies Species2000 o May ies Incomplete metamorphosis Eggs laid in water Nymphs breathe with gills feed on plants 0 live 13 years Adults Emerge at same time 0 do not feed have 2 pairs of wings have 23 tails mate and die in 12 days 0 Taxonomists Lumpers have few orders Splitters have more orders There are approximately 26 insect orders 0 Keying insects to order and family Use adult insects Use couplets or triplets o May ies Have a good sense of timing Nymphs live 13 years Adults live 12 days 0 Fisherpeople Use lures that mimic insects present in the stream 0 Nymph has gills and tails Emerging may y adult is vulnerable 0 Match the may y hatch Observe behavior of sh 0 Use adequate insects to monitor water quality If water is clean there are many kinds of insects lnsects are sensitive to oxygen levels and water acidity o lnsects that walk on water Springtails have tail under body Water measurer has piercingsucking mouthparts February 19 2016 0 Exam 1
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