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Glossary of Terms & Definitions
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
AbdomenThe abdomen of an insect is in the hind section. It holds the sexual, digestive, and excretory organs. It also holds the breathing mechanism.
Also see: INSECT
In context usage:
The TarantulaBesides its eight legs, the basic sections of a tarantula's body are its cephalothorax (a fused head and thorax, or chest) and its abdomen. It also has eight closely ...
Tarantula Hawk WaspIf the wasp expelled her victim, she will drag it back into its own burrow, now a burial vault, lay a single egg on the spider's abdomen, then seal the chamber.
Insects, Spiders, Moths and ButterfliesInsects, a major group of arthropods, have six-legs, an exoskeleton (hard part is on the outside) and three main body sections (head, thorax, and abdomen).