||the last of an insect's three main body parts on which spiracles and reproductive organs are located.
||a plant that lives one year only.
||sensory organs located on an insect's head used mostly for smell and
||substance produced by an insect which hardens and forms its exoskeleton.
||the pupa, or stage of a butterfly's life cycle between larva and adult.
| Compound Eye
||">eye composed of many units, each with a lens or facet.
||the silken case spun by many moth larvae as a protection for their pupae.
||the hook-like process on the end of a chrysalis that attaches the pupa to the stem, twig, etc.
||the study of insects.
||supporting structure on the outside of the body of insects and other
||the solid waste droppings of a caterpillar.
||the first segment of an insect's body on which eyes, mouth, and antennae
||the period between two molts.
||the immature stage in metamorphosis between the egg and pupa (plural:
larvae). Butterfly larvae are referred to as caterpillars.
||"scaley wing"the order, or classification group, to which butterflies and
||mouthpart (jaw) on the head of the larva and some adult insects.
||the process by which an animal changes in size and form during
||process of shedding old exoskeleton to make way for new.
||the sweet liquid produced by plants which some insects drink.
||sensory appendage on the head used like a tongue. (plural: palpi)
||a plant that blossoms annually; continuous; undying.
||chemicals used to poison insects or other pests.
||"false" legs on abdominal segments of larva.
||structure like a drinking straw used to suck up nectar or other fluids.
||shingle-like covering on the membrane of the wing that gives butterflies
and moths their colorful patterns.
||organ on the bottom of the larva head used to spin silk.
||holes along the side of an insect's body through which it breathes.
||sensory organs found at the front and rear of the Monarch larva, also
| True legs
||appendages located on the thoracic segments of a larva.
||the second body segment of an insect, between the head and abdomen, on
which wings and legs are located.
||a thin, mostly hollow structure in the wing.