Insect Mouth: Parts, Types & Diagram


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Which of the following is NOT one of an insects' basic mouthparts?

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1. Which insect mouth types have a proboscis?

2. Since wasps have mandibles that can be used to slice solids and glossa to acquire liquids, their mouth type is referred to as the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your knowledge of insect mouth parts by utilizing the worksheet and quiz. On the quiz, you'll see topics about the basic mouth parts of an insect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these tools is to test your comprehension of:

  • Mandible forms in insects
  • Insect mouth type that's adapted for getting and changing solid food
  • Basic mouth parts of insects
  • An insect mouth type that has a proboscis

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - retrieve the details you picked up about the type of mouth that a wasp has
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on insect mouth parts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different insect mouth types

Additional Learning

As you look over the lesson called Insect Mouth: Parts, Types & Diagram, you can complete the following objectives:

  • Determine how mosquitoes have evolved
  • Examine the makeup of a beetle
  • Compare and contrast different insect mouth types
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