— Mouth parts of an insect.
— Term for the larva of many aquatic insects.
— The act of placing eggs by some insects (see also
— A specialized organ on the abdomen of some female insects used for placing eggs into plant material or appropriate position.
— For Odonata, a substance that exudes from the outer surface, turning the insect blue or powdery.
— A small, non-transparent section near the outside of the leading edge of some insect wings (including dragonflies).
— When an insect has reached adult form, usually with a pale exoskeleton, but not yet able to reproduce. This is used to describe dragonflies and damselflies when they haven't reached their mature colors.
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