Entomology questions This is a list of recently added questions about entomology. Play entomology quiz and see all the questions. How do Japanese honey bees defend themselves from Japanese giant hornets?They overheat them. As a hornet enters the hive, a mob of hundreds of honey bees surrounds it in a ball, completely covering it and preventing it from reacting effectively. The bees violently vibrate their flight muscles in much the same way as they do to heat the hive in cold conditions. This raises the temperature in the ball to the critical temperature of 46 °C.Created by: Ninjaihard 42% they bite their eyes offthey bite their eyes off1857they sink themthey sink them670they overheat themthey overheat them3840they squeeze their reproductive organsthey squeeze their reproductive organs2649bees riddles » These ants bite off and collect leaf pieces. What for?They will grow mushrooms on them. South American Atta ants use leafs to prepare their food. They chew them first and than grow mushrooms on it.Created by: Ninjaihard 40% they will grow mushrooms on themthey will grow mushrooms on them2896they will feed them to larvathey will feed them to larva2364they will expand their anthill with itthey will expand their anthill with it1107they're converting a tree to a new anthillthey're converting a tree to a new anthill741ants riddles » For how long do the workers in ant colonies sleep?Around one minute. Typical worker sleeps for only one minute but 250 times a day.Created by: Ninjaihard 43% several hoursseveral hours41one hourone hour94around one minutearound one minute442they don't sleep at allthey don't sleep at all435insects riddles » This is a larva of ...Ladybug. It's a larva of seven-pointed ladybird. It is is very busy and very effective in fighting aphids (much more effective than adults), eating up to six hundred a day.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 35% HoverflyHoverfly378LadybugLadybug1535European mole cricketEuropean mole cricket1296OdonataOdonata1079zoology riddles » How long does the worker bee live?It depends on the season. In the warm season, the worker bee lives only about 38 days. However, during the winter season, the life expectancy is significantly extended to about 6 months.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 29% 2 years2 years1501 year1 year1492 months2 months324It depends on the season.It depends on the season.261animals riddles » How long does the queen bee live?Up to 6 years. Queen bee is naturally capable of lilving up to 6 years. However, in modern beekeeping the replacement of mothers takes place every approximately 2 years.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 28% up to 40 daysup to 40 days182up to 8 monthsup to 8 months166up to 2 yearsup to 2 years322up to 6 yearsup to 6 years270animals riddles » The honeydew honey is a dark, strong type of honey. What is honeydew?Secretion of aphids. Honeydew is a sugar-rich sticky liquid, secreted by aphids as they feed on plant sap. When their mouthpart penetrates the phloem, the sugary, high-pressure liquid is forced out of the anus of the aphid. Honeydew is then collected by honey bees.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 53% Sticky liquid from conesSticky liquid from cones2773Sap flowing from plant on sunny daysSap flowing from plant on sunny days1903Nectar dissolved in dewNectar dissolved in dew2671Secretion of aphidsSecretion of aphids8569cuisine riddles » What's the name of this parasite?Bed bugs were largely eradicated in the 40s of the last century. However, they have increased in prevalence since 1990s likely due to pesticide resistance, governmental bans on effective pesticides, and international travel.Created by: GabrielBaranhard 45% Bed bugBed bug3574LouseLouse2318MiteMite1058TickTick892nature 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 67% cockroachescockroaches1416fleasfleas3484bed bugsbed bugs4221mothsmoths19120mammals 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% centipedecentipede929black widowblack widow748mantismantis9117all of the above are insectsall of the above are insects3646nature riddles » Play zoology quiz and see all the questions.