Saturday, May 24, 2008

Insect fragile environment Report

There are insects in Indonesia. The most common insects in Indonesia is the mosquito and the butterfly. Insects can camouflage in branches and trees and anything that matches with their skin.

Some insects are very dangerous like mosquitoes and beetles. Mosquitoes are very dangerous because they suck your blood and you can die because of that. And beetles have heavy armoured body and a horn. And they have wings to get them in the air. The insects are a fragile environment because when you step or kill an insect it will die immediately.

In a year, insects have new kinds. 7000 to 10 000 kinds. Insects sometimes live in rainforest and jungles. An ants real name is Camponotus Pennsylvanicus.

A queen termite can born 30 000 babies a day. Termites are like ants. There are 4 different kinds of insects. There are the Queen, King, Soldier and Worker.

Insects eats more plants than any other animal in the Earth. And all insects must have an antannae to sense the world around them and six jointed legs. Three body parts a head, thorax, and an abdomen and an exoskeleton. The Queen doesn't do anything else except laying eggs! The Queen is large that the workers need to move the Queen.

Workers of the colony stay deep within the colony.

Insects habitat are like rainforests bushes and the ocean.
In the ocean not many insects are found. Insects belong to a group called Arthropods. Spiders and centipedes they are Arthropods but these two animals are not insects because insects only have 6 legs.
Insects doesn't have bones. They only have exoskeleton. Ant have 3 body parts Head, thorax and abdomen. Ants have antenae to detect smell, vibrations or sounds. And to find each other.

1. Insects book
2. World book
5. Ed Koday 1998. Koday's Kids Amazing Insect

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