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Description:

This Web site contains a pictorial guide to insect mouthparts, a complicated topic served well by this simple yet effective tutorial. Created by University of Ottawa entomology professor Dr. Houseman -- using material adapted from Digital Zoology (on CD from McGraw-Hill) -- this site provides labeled diagrams and high quality photos of chewing, siphoning, piercing, sponging, and combination mouthparts. Users may view images by category or click through the entire set in sequence. The photographs are intirguing enough to invite a look from anyone interested in insects, especially those not opposed to the occasional decapitated grasshopper head.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
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  • Grade 5
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,NSDL,Science -- Entomology,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Technical Education (Lower Division),Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201212701494T,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Life Science,Informal Education,Science -- Biology,General Public,Technical Education (Upper Division)

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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