Year 2 Minibeast Research

Use the text to help you answer the questions below.

Questions: (There is one question for each section)
1. What are the group of invertebrates with 8 legs called?
2. Name 3 invertebrates that are molluscs and annelids.
3. What shape is a beetles wing case?
4. True bugs are called Hemiptera. What does Hemiptera mean?
5. Bees and wasps are pollinators. What do pollinators do?
6. State 2 differences between moths and butterflies.
7. Describe an earwig.
8. How do spiders immobilise their prey?
9. Where do woodlice, centipedes and millipedes live?

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  1. 1. Arachnids
    2.Mollusks are invertebrates such as snails, scallops, and squids. Annelids are segmented worms such as earthworms and leeches.
    3.Beetles vary in shape from elongate, flattened, or cylindrical to oval or round.
    4.Heteroptera (from the Greek, meaning ‘different wings’) and the Homoptera (‘uniform wings’).
    5.pollinators, transferring pollen as they visit flowers to drink nectar.
    6.Butterflies usually have ‘club-shaped’ antennae while most moths have feathery or tapering ones.
    7.Description Are a dark red-brown, with pale yellow wings and legs. biting and injecting paralysing venom, and by silk swathing and wrapping.
    9.They are typically found in moist habitats or areas with high humidity and are most active at night.

  2. 1 arachnids
    2 snails, slugs and earthworms
    3 line making a T shape
    4 half winged
    5 make honey
    6 moths are plain butterflies are colourful

  3. 1.They are called arachnids
    2.Myriapods,crustaceans and Annelids.
    4.Hemiptera means half winged .
    5. Pollinators carry pollen.
    6.Moths fly in the night but butterflies fly in the day.

  4. 1.Arachnids
    2.earthworms,slugs and snails
    3.Y,X and T
    4.Hemiptera means half-winged.
    5.pollinators carry pollen from one plant to the other.
    6.Butterfly:flies by day,have clubs moths:flies by night, rest with wings folded.

  5. 1.arachnids
    2.slugs,snails and earthworms
    5.pollinators make honey
    6.moths have 4 legs but butterflies have 6 legs
    7.Long brown body.large pincers at the end of the body
    8.They inject their poison to them
    9.under dead wood

  6. 1.Arachnids
    2.snails,slugs and earthworms
    3.t shape
    4.half winged
    5.carry pollin from one plant to another
    6.moths have no cubs or Antenny

  7. 1.arachnids
    3.T shape
    5.carry pollen clubs on antennae(moths) clubs on antennae(butterfly)
    usually fly at night(moths) usually fly during the day(butterfly)

  8. 1)arachnids
    2) snails , slugs and earthworms
    3)a beetles wing case shape is a T
    4) it means half winged
    5) carrying pollen one plant to the next plant
    6) usually fly during the day and moths usually fly at night

  9. 1.Arachnids
    2. Worm ,snail
    3. It is a T shape
    4.A large order of insects
    5.pollinators take pollon from flowers
    6.Moths don’t have clubs on antennae but butterfly’s do.butterfly’s have patterns but Moths don’t
    7. disgusting,long and pinch you
    7.earwig are discussing,long and pinch you

  10. 1. Arachnids
    2. Worm,snail
    3. It is a T shape
    4. A large order of insects
    5. Pollinators take pollon from flowers
    6. Moths don’t have clubs on their antennae but butterflies do.butterflies have patterns but moths don’t.
    7. Earwigs are disgusting,long and pinch you.
    8. Some spiders suck their preys blood.
    9. Millipedes,centipedes and wood lice mostly live on plants.

    • 2.Snails,slugs and earthworms.
      3.It makes a T shape.
      4. Half-winged.
      5.Carrying pollen.
      6.Moths no clubs on antennae Butterfly clubs on antennae
      usually fly during the day butterfly usually fly at night moths.

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