Ento Test 2
Insects in the genus Aedes are vectors of
Yellow Fever
2 ways that passion vines use mimicry to confuse the butterflies that want to find a place to lay eggs
1) The leaves mimic eachother to confuse butterflies
2) They make “mimic eggs” on leaf so butterflies avoid leaves
What is the genus name that causes malaria
Plasmodium
Order meaning “scale wings”
Lepidoptera
The disease agent that causes bubonic plague can be found in the salivary glands of ________
fleas
What type of mouthparts do mosquito have
Piercing/Sucking
Insects that produce luciferin belong to which order
Coleoptera (fireflies)
Stridulation is used by
crickets
To what order do insects that produce honeydew belong to?
Hemiptera (aphids)
Insects that have resilin in their string hind legs belong to which order
Siphonaptera (fleas)
What is the vector of African Sleeping Sickness
tsetse fly
Insects that feign death when threated belong to which order
Phasmida (walking sticks)
The disease vector that causes River Blindness is
roundworms
The disease agent, Yersinia ia
a bacteria (bubonic plague)
What is the disease agent of the bubonic plauge
Yersinia
Hormones that affect reproduction of the female mosquito are produced in
The head
Insects that have muscles attached to their wings like birds and bats belong to which order
Odonata (dragonflies/damselflies)
Resemblance of an edible species (mimic) to an unpalatable species (model) to deceive predators
Batesian Mimicry
The disease agent that causes yellow fever
virus
List 2 insect orders that lie eggs in an ootheca
Blattodea Mantodea
Miriam Rothshild studied the reproductive biology of
fleas
Walter Reed discovered the vector of
Yellow Fever
Cantharidin is produced by
blister beetles
Larvae of a specific type of insect have been applied to the wounds of people who have poor circulation in order to prevent amputation. Which order do they belong to?
Diptera (flies)
Mantids have (a) complete metamorphosis (b)sponging mouthparts (c) long thorax (d) AOTA
(C) long thorax
3 differences of damselflies and dragonflies
1) Damselflies are smaller than dragonflies
2) Damsel flies hold wings straight back at rest. Dragonflies hold wings out to side
3) Damselflies lay eggs in plant stems under water. Dragonflies lay eggs on water surface
Which order does the human flea belong to?
Siphonaptera
Resemblance of an organism to its background
crypsis
Another name for Black Death
Bubonic Plague
Scale insects belong to which order?
Hemiptera
Mantids lay their eggs in _____
ootheca
The disease agent that causes African Sleeping Sickness is
protozoan
T or F. Insects are affected by the wax on the surface of a plant
T
What is Luciferin?
A chemical that when oxidizes, lights up.
What type of metamorphosis do crickets have
incomplete
Order meaning “straight legs”
Orthoptera
Some adult insects use their shovel shaped penis to remove the sperm of rival males from a female before they mate, They do this so that they wil be more likely to pass on their genes. Which order does this insect belong to?
Odonata
Beetles produce
Cantharidin
T or F. Bubonic Plague can be treated successful with antibiotics
T
How is natural selection involved in the prevalence today of the human disease, sickle cell anemia
Natural Selection has changed genes in people to help them deal with malaria. 1) The genes help people to resist malaria 2) genes give the sickle cell anemia to resist malaria
What is unusual about the eyes of the whirligig beetles?
Their eyes are split so they can see above and below water at the same time
Halteres are found on insects in which order
Diptera
Which order has the most species
Coleoptera
4 types of carnivorous plants
1) Venus Fly Trap 2) Bladder Worts 3) Pitcher Plants 4) Sundew
T or F. Most insects have complete metamorphosis
T
Name of the genus that causes sleeping sickness
Typamasoma (sp?)
Mutual resemblance of two or more unpalatable species to enhance predator avoidance
Mullerian mimicry
How many wings does a flea have?
Ladybugs found on hop plants are probably feeding on
aphids
T or F. Male FLEAS suck blood from their host
T
What order do kissing bugs belong to?
Hemiptera
What type of metamorphosis do weevils have?
Complete
Insects that are able to “hear” the sonar of bats and then take evasive action are
Mantids
Hind wings of a house fly are called
Halteres
Order that means “straight wings”
orthoptera
How many eggs does an adult female tsetse flu lay in her lifetime
0
What is the name of the human disease that is prevalent in Africa because people who have a copy of the gene for this disease are more likely to survive malaria
Sickle Cell Anemia
The insect vector for River Blindness
Black Flies
Monarch Butterfly larvae sequester
cardenolides
What are 2 reasons for the fact that malaria is more prevalent in the world today than it was 20 years ago?
1) mosquitos are resistant to DD
2) Protozoan is more resistant to drugs
What order does the praying mantis belong to?
Mantodea
Dan Janzen works with
Moths
Casting off of a body part is
Autotomy
What order do cicades belong to
Hemiptera
What insects belong in the hemiptera order
Bugs Aphids Cicades Kissing Bugs
Ladybugs belong to the order
Coleoptera
Insect that is the “guardian of Africa”
Tsetse Fly
In 1897, mosquitos were shown to vector malaria by who?
Ronald Ross
What insect is the worlds larges agricultural pest?
Locust
Yellow Fever can be treated successfully by antibiotics T or F
F
WHat is that greek word for butterfly
Psyche
T or F. Sundews capture insects in a pool where they are digested
F (pitcher plant)
The ear on preying mantids that allows these insects to hear the sonar of bats is locatd on the
abdomen
The disease agent that causes Chagas disease is
protozoan
How many wings does a flea have?
What is the common name of insects that belong to the order Blattodea
Roaches
Insects that have raptorial forelegs belong to which order
Mantodea (mantis)
_____ beetles were imported to Austrailia when grasslands were being lost
Dung
The scales of the butterfly are modified _____
hairs
There are male and gemale insects of the same species that do a mating dance; the male dusts the female with a pheromone by using his ‘hair pencils” what order do these insects belong to?
Lepidoptera
What is the insect order whose name derived from the term “apparition”
Phasmidia
Trichomes are found on (1) dung beetles (b) whirligig beetless (c) civet cats (d)plants
plants (d)
Natural Selection
The change in the frequency of genetic traits in a population through differential surrvival of the individuals bearing those traits
What insects produce luciferin
Fireflies and beetles
Male mosquitoes feed on _____
flowers
Why do some caterpillars eat leaves symmetrically
To avoid predators
Whitchedy grubs are tasty insects that are found in what country
Austrailia
What type of metamorphosis do scale insects have
incomplete
What is the name of the insect order where the translation is “sheath” “wings”
Coleoptera
The human disease “elephantits is vectored by
mosquitoes
Cockroaches are closely related to (a) aphids (b) beetles (c)termites (d) mosquitoes
(c) termites
Stridulation is used by insects in which order
Orthoptera
In which order do weevils belong to
coleoptera
Fireflies produce light by combining luciferin and
oxygen
T or F. Female fireflies have a flash pattern this is different from that of male fireflies of the same species
T
In ancient Egypt, the sun god Ra was (a) a sunflower (b) an aphid (c) a beetle (d) an elephant
(c) beetle
Whirligig beetles (a) are scavengers (b)have divided eyes (c)swim in circles to help find food (d) AOTA
(d) AOTA
Preying Mantis have (a) complete meta (b)raptorial forelegs (c) short thorax (d) AOTA
(b) Raptorial forelegs
T or F Adult mayflies feed on plant material
F
What is the common name for insects that belong to the order Ephemeroptera
Mayflies
T of F The disease agent that causes malaria attacks the red blood cells of the victim
T
Xeriodiagnosis is used to determine if an individual has what disease?
Chagas disease
Which carnivourous plant is aquatic?
Bladder Worts
What is resilin?
Resilin is a protein produced in the legs of fleas that enable them to jump
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