Diptera: Definition, Characteristics & Anatomy


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How many sets of wings do the members of Diptera have?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Diptera?

2. Which of the following best describes the changes in Diptera during metamorphosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What changes occur in Diptera during metamorphosis? This quiz and worksheet is a fast way to gauge your ability to answer this question and others about order Diptera.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following aspects of order Diptera:

  • How many sets of wings its members have
  • Several of their characteristics
  • Changes that occur during metamorphosis
  • Examples of Diptera members
  • The male and female abdomen

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about members of the order Diptera
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about characteristics of Diptera
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how many sets of wings members of Diptera have and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep learning about these insects with the lesson titled Diptera: Definition, Characteristics & Anatomy. Below are examples of what the lesson covers:

  • The definition of 'halteres'
  • Climates in which members of Diptera thrive
  • Diptera anatomy
  • How they sense the environment