Friday, November 20, 2015

Adults have wings!

Photo by Marty Horowitz 11/6/2015

Friends tease me (I think) about this oft-repeated sentence: In the insect world, adults have wings. But it does help simplify understanding insects, the largest class in the animal kingdom.
This particular insect is an adult Spur-throated aka Differential Grasshopper (Melanoplus differentialis).

And a bonus link from Mattie of close-up photos of insect eyes!

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