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Syllabus 1.5.2 Common Terrestrial Invertebrates. Identification. Has it got legs?. Yes No. Has it got a slimy flattened foot?. Yes No. Has it got a shell?. Yes No. It’s a SNAIL. Start again. It’s a SLUG. Start again. Is the body divided into segments?. Yes No.

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Syllabus 1.5.2 Common Terrestrial Invertebrates

Identification


Has it got legs?

YesNo


Has it got a slimy flattened foot?

YesNo


Has it got a shell?

YesNo


It’s a SNAIL

Start again


It’s a SLUG

Start again


Is the body divided into segments?

YesNo


It’s a ROUNDWORM

Start again


Has it got more than 15 segments?

YesNo


It’s an EARTHWORM

Start again


It’s a MAGGOT (Fly larva)

Start again


Has it got more than 6 legs?

YesNo


Has it got more than 8 legs?

YesNo


Has it got a one-part body? YesORHas it got a two-part body? Yes


It’s a SPIDER

Start again


Are the legs at least twice as long as the body?

YesNo


It’s a HARVESTMAN

Start again


It’s a MITE

Start again


Has it got 6 true legs and 4 or more false legs? YesORHas it got many true legs and no false legs? Yes


Has it got 5 or less pairs of false legs? YesORHas it got 6 or more pairs of false legs? Yes


It’s a BUTTERFLY / MOTH LARVA (Caterpillar)

Start again


It’s a SAWFLY LARVA

Start again


Is it long and thin with many pairs of legs? YesORIs it oval with 6 or 7 pairs of legs? Yes


It’s a WOODLOUSE

Start again


Has it got 2 pairs of legs per segment? YesORHas it got 1 pair of legs per segment? Yes


It’s a MILLIPEDE

Start again


It’s a CENTIPEDE

Start again


Has it got large back legs for jumping?

YesNo


It’s a GRASSHOPPER / CRICKET

Start again


Has it got a pair of pincers on it’s tail end?

YesNo


It’s an EARWIG

Start again


Is the abdomen formed of 2 hard wing cases joining in a line down the middle?

YesNo


Are the wing cases rounded on top? YesORDo the wing cases meet in a ridge? YesORAre the wing cases diamond shaped with a clear patch at the end? Yes


It’s a BEETLE

Start again


It’s a LEAFHOPPER

Start again


It’s a BUG

Start again


Is the upper part of the abdomen covered in a short pair of wing cases?

YesNo


Is the body shaped like a shield? YesORIs the body shaped like a bullet? Yes


It’s a SHIELDBUG

Start again


It’s a ROVE BEETLE

Start again


Is it tiny, under 5mm long, with an appendage underneath that causes it to leap?

YesNo


It’as a SPRINGTAIL

Start again


Does it have obvious wings?

YesNo


Does the body have a definite waist?

YesNo


It’s an ANT

Start again


Is the body very small and shaped like a tear drop?

YesNo


It’s an APHID

Start again


Are the antennae as long as the front legs and are there wing buds present? YesORAre the antennae short and there is no hint of wings? Yes


It’s a BUG NYMPH

Start again


It’s a BEETLE LARVA

Start again


Are the wings covered in powdery scales? YesORAre the wings covered in hairs? YesORAre the wings smooth and perhaps transparent? Yes


It’s a BUTTERFLY ? MOTH

Start again


It’s a CADDIS FLY

Start again


Are the legs very long – longer than the body?

YesNo


It’s a FLY

Start again


Are the antennae very short and stubby and hard to see, or even not present at all?

YesNo


Are the wings large and held out horizontally like aeroplane wings when at rest?

YesNo


It’s a DRAGONFLY

Start again


Does it have 2 or 3 long tails at the end of the body? YesORAre there no tails? Yes


It’s a MAYFLY

Start again


Are the wings vertically over the body when at rest? YesORAre the wings folded like a tent over the body? YesORAre the wings held flat in a horizontal plane when at rest? Yes


It’s a DAMSELFLY

Start again


Are the wings held in a horizontal plane over the body when at rest?

YesNo


Does the body have a distinct waist?

YesNo


Does the body have black and yellow stripes?

YesNo


It’s a WASP

Start again


Are the antennae jointed in the middle, making them L-shaped?

YesNo


Are both thorax and abdomen very furry? YesNoORIs the thorax reasonably furry, but the abdomen less so? Yes


It’s a BUBBLEBEE

Start again


It’s a BEE

Start again


It’s a SAWFLY or a WOODWASP

Start again


Is the body small and shaped like a teardrop?

YesNo


Are the forewings larger than the hindwings?

YesNo


It’s a PARASITIC WASP

Start again


Are the veins in the wing mainly parallel? YesORDo the veins in the wing form a network? Yes


It’s a LACEWING

Start again


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