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Insect Survival Strategies. Staying alive in a bug eat bug world. What Do Insects Require for Survival?. 1) Food 2) Water 3) Shelter 4) Predator Defense 5) Reproduction. Finding Food: What Do Insects Eat?. Herbivores – consume a variety of plant material Nectar feeders

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insect survival strategies

Insect Survival Strategies

Staying alive in a bug eat bug world

what do insects require for survival
What Do Insects Require for Survival?
  • 1) Food
  • 2) Water
  • 3) Shelter
  • 4) Predator Defense
  • 5) Reproduction
finding food what do insects eat
Finding Food: What Do Insects Eat?
  • Herbivores – consume a variety of plant material
  • Nectar feeders
  • Scavengers – generalists that eat a variety of foods
  • Carnivores (insectivores) – feed on other insect prey
  • Parasites – Feed on or Inside of Living Hosts
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Chewing Herbivores, Continued

Sawfly Larvae

weevil

Bessbug Larva

carnivores
Carnivores

Sit and Wait Predators

water
Water
  • For Drinking
  • As a Habitat
  • For Reproduction
avoiding predation
Avoiding Predation
  • Mechanical Defenses
  • Camouflage
  • Fleeing/Falling
  • Startle
  • Defensive Chemicals
  • Venom
reproduction
Reproduction
  • Mate Location
  • Fending off other

Suitors

  • Courtship