10 most difficult insects riddlesInsects quiz
What are the fastest running insects in the world?
The fastest species of tiger beetle, Cicindela hudsoni, can run at a speed of 9 km/h (5.6 mph; 2.5 m/s), or about 125 body lengths per second. As of 2005, about 2,600 species and subspecies were known, with the richest diversity in the Oriental (Indo-Malayan) region, followed by the Neotropics.
Which adjective describes the bark beetle?
Xylophagy is a term used in ecology to describe the habits of an animal whose diet consists of wood. The word derives from Greek xylon "wood" (similarly to xylophone)
What is the name of this butterfly species?
This butterfly species has been descoverd in 2017 by Canadian Vazrick Nazari. He called it this way because of similarity to Trump's hairstyle.
Which spider builds the largest webs in the world?
Giant huntsman spider
Darwin's bark spider
Darwin's bark spider is an orb-weaver spider that produces one of the largest known orb webs, with bridge lines spanning up to 25 metres (82 ft). The spider was discovered in Madagascar in the Andasibe-Mantadia National Park in 2009. Its silk is the toughest biological material ever studied, over ten times tougher than a similarly-sized piece of Kevlar.
What is the common name of this insect?
Ranatra linearis is a species of aquatic bug in the Nepidae family. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa, and primarily found near aquatic plants in ponds, marshes and other freshwater habitats, but has exceptionally been recorded from hypersaline lakes and brackish lagoons. Their breathing tube tail is usually about as long as the body of the insect. They are swimming insects, and the adults can fly
Which of the following predators does not suck the fluids out of its victim's body?
all of the above
The praying mantis chews its victims in a manner similar to the way mammals do; however, its jaws close sideways, and not from the top or bottom like mammals' mouths. Mantis always eats the head first.
How long does the queen bee live?
up to 40 days
up to 8 months
up to 2 years
up to 6 years
Queen bee is naturally capable of living up to 6 years. However, in modern beekeeping the replacement of mothers takes place every approximately 2 years.
What's the name of this insect?
Jamaican field cricket
Gryllus assimilis, commonly known as the Jamaican field cricket, is one of many cricket species known as a field cricket. It is found in the West Indies, southern United States, Mexico and South America.