Insect
( Insecta )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Insecta
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name:Insect
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Taxon Code:IDENTTBD
ITIS/TSN:99208

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Del Valle Reservoir, Del Valle Reservoir, Livermore
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CAEB190130
Park/Forest Code:Del Valle Reservoir

RECOGNITION
Recognition
Insects can be distinguished from other taxa by the following: 1) 3 pairs of legs; 2) 3 Main body sections (head, thorax, and abdomen); 3) 2 Pairs of of wings as adults, with some groups having just one pair or none; 4) 1 Pair of antennae; and 4) 1 Pair of compound eyes; with simple eyes (ocelli) present in many groups
Description
Insects can be distinguished from other taxa by the following: 1) 3 pairs of legs; 2) 3 Main body sections (head, thorax, and abdomen); 3) 2 Pairs of of wings as adults, with some groups having just one pair or none; 4) 1 Pair of antennae; and 4) 1 Pair of compound eyes; with simple eyes (ocelli) present in many groups

BIOLOGY

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
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