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Insecta

 [in-sek´tah]
a class of arthropods whose members are characterized by division of the body into three distinct regions: head, thorax, and abdomen.

In·sec·ta

(in-sek'tă),
The insects, the largest class of the phylum Arthropoda and the largest major grouping of living things, chiefly characterized by flight, great adaptability, vast speciation in terrestrial and freshwater environments, and possession of three pairs of jointed legs and, usually, two pairs of wings. Some are parasitic, others serve as intermediate hosts for parasites, including those that cause many human diseases. Some are wingless; others, such as the Diptera, have only one pair of wings. Respiration is by tracheoles, cuticle-lined air tubes that pass air directly to the tissues. Development in higher forms is holometabolous and passes through distinctive egg, larval, pupal, and adult stages.
Synonym(s): Hexapoda
[L. pl. of insectus, insect, fr. in-seco, pp. -sectus, to cut into]

Insecta

/In·sec·ta/ (-sek´tah) a class of arthropods whose members are characterized by division into three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen.

In·sec·ta

(in-sek'tă)
The insects, the largest class of the phylum Arthropoda and the largest major grouping of living things, chiefly characterized by flight, great adaptability, vast speciation in terrestrial and freshwater environments, and possession of three pairs of jointed legs and, usually, two pairs of wings. Some are parasitic, others serve as intermediate hosts for parasites, including those that cause many human diseases.
[L. pl. of insectus, insect, fr. in-seco, pp. -sectus, to cut into]

Insecta

a class of arthropods whose members are characterized by division of the body into three distinct regions: head, thorax, and abdomen, and have three pairs of legs.

Patient discussion about Insecta

Q. an insect bite seems infected and is bleeding... the area under the skin is hard and sore... when pressed it bleeds quite a bit

A. It sounds like you have cellulitis around the area of the bite, and you should see a doctor to decide whether or not this requires antibiotics.

Q. My friend told me that people who allergic to dust are actually allergic to small insect. Is he fooling with me?

A. thanks :)

Q. does mosquito bites considered as an edema a bet with a friend- please help solve an issue an help me win a new I pod :)

A. (don't take the mini i-pod, it sucks). it's true-the mosquito has a number of proteins and materials in his saliva that works as anticoagulants and vasodilators (blood vessel broadening). these causes the bite area to start an immune reaction and one of the consequences is an edema-"an increase of interstitial fluid in any organ", that means fluids are exiting blood system. in this case- not too much...

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Gastropoda 1% Arachnida 3% Collembola 5% Insecta 91% Note: Table made from pie chart.
La macrofauna de Pajonal esta constituida por insectos, oligoquetos y algunos aracnidos, lo que concuerda con estudios en paramos en los que se ha encontrado que Oligochaeta (Enchitreidae, Lumbricidae), Insecta (Colembolla, Coleoptera, Diptera) y Arachnida (Acarina) aparecen entre los taxa dominantes (Chamorro, 1989), aunque en el paramo tambi6n suelen aparecer miriapodos en la composicion, como lo registran Casasbuenas y Estupinan (2007) y Unigarro et al.
Mae gan lawer iawn o aelodau'r Insecta ddau ber o adenydd, er enghraifft glonnod byw a gwyfynod.
Not only does the Insecta bednet work to meet its stated objective: kill mosquitoes, but we've been able to manufacture it so that a minimum amount of insecticide is used.
For the macroinvertebrate groups whose identification was more refined (Crustacea and Insecta), the importance of Japi Mountain for the conservation of Brazilian aquatic biodiversity is more evident because the area helps maintain 50% of the families and 25% of the freshwater Decapoda and Insecta genera of Brazil (Tables 2 and 5).
minutus posee un consumo mayoritario de Acarina, larvas de Insecta y Formicidae en relacion a los otros items.
grammicus for both populations was composed of Araneae, Insecta (Coleoptera, Dermaptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, and Orthoptera), Mollusca (gastropods), and Reptilia (Sauria; Table 1).
Grupo Especie Duracion Pez Cyprinodon variegatus (Lacepede, 1803) 96 Pez Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818) 96 Pez Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque, 1819 96 Pez Micropterus salmoides (Lacepede, 1802) 96 Pez Oncorhynchus clarki (Richardson, 1836) 96 Pez Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum, 1792 96 Pez Pimephales promelas Rafinesque, 1820 96 Pez Salmo salar (Linnaeus 1758) 96 Pez Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814) 96 Pez Pseudorasbora parva 96 (Temminck et Schlegel, 1846) Pez Corydoras arcuatus 48 Elwin, 1939 (Este trabajo, 2008) Insecta Chironomus plumosus Linnaeus, 1758 96 Insecta Isogenus Newman, 1833 sp.
No Ind Julio Chironomidae larva 8 58 Simulidae larva 4 7 Ceratopogonidae larva 2 2 Scirtidae adulto 3 3 Leptoceridae larva 3 6 Oligoquetos adulto 2 3 Insecta pupa 1 2 Detritos 1 Agosto Simulidae larva 1 2 Chironomidae larva 10 13 Amphipoda larva 1 2 Ceratopogonidae larva 1 1 Leptoceridae larva 4 5 Scirtidae adulto 3 5 Oligoqueta adulto 5 8 Insecta pupa 2 2 Agosto Oligoqueta adulto 8 18 Noche Chironomidae larva 8 20 Tipulidae larva 1 1 Simulidae larva 1 1 Ceratopogonidae larva 1 1 Leptoceridae larva 1 1 Sept.