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The insects of the world outnumber all other animal species by about four to one.  North America has more than 100,000 kinds of insects.  On average, a square mile of land is home to more insects than there are people in the world.

All insects have certain features in common.  An insect's body has three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen. Most insects have a pair of antennae on the head and three pairs of jointed legs on the thorax.  They also usually have two pairs of wings attached to the thorax.

Ants, Bees, Flies & Wasps


Dragonflies / Damselflies

Grasshoppers, Crickets, & Katydids


True Bugs