Insect Identification Wildlife Poster
Insect collecting is extremely popular with kids and many classes assign it as a school project. This poster shows examples of all 30 orders arranged in unique key chart format. By identifying the various physical characteristics, the student can classify the insect as to the order level. As there over 1,000,000 known species, more detailed identification requires advanced research material. This poster contains a large section devoted to insect anatomy. It begins with a grasshopper with all of its various body parts identified. It is accompanied by illustrations showing the variation of body parts between the various species. Compare the the head of the butterfly to that of the beetle, butterfly and fly. Notice the major differences in their mouth parts. It is such characteristics that are used to determine classification. A glossary provides information on each body part. Also included in is a section that introduces Arthropods. They are animals that have external skeletons. In addition to insects, the arthropods include spiders and the crustaceans. Several are shown.
Poster Size: 24" x 36"
Availability - Discontinued
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