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Any of numerous usually small arthropod animals of the class Insecta, having an adult stage characterized by three pairs of legs and a body segmented into head, thorax, and abdomen and usually having two pairs of wings.

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yellow mealworm

Animals; Insects

Yellow mealworm beetles are one of the largest insect pests that infest stored food products. The adult beetles are sturdy black elongated beetles with parallel sides. The antennae are slightly ...

yellow crazy ant

Animals; Insects

Yellow crazy ants are a declared pest species. They get their common name from their frantic erratic movement when disturbed. Crazy ants do not bite but spray formic acid to subdue prey, this can ...

yellow admiral butterfly

Animals; Insects

The yellow admiral butterfly has black forewings with large yellow patch in the centre, and brown wing base. The wing tips have smaller whitish yellow spots. The hindwings are fairly plain brown ...

wool moth

Animals; Insects

Monopis icterogastra is a small black and white moth. The hindwings are a plain golden colour. The head has a tuft of woolly white hairs. Antennae are long and thin held along the length of the ...


Animals; Insects

A beekeeper is a person who keeps honey bees for the purpose of securing commodities such as honey, beeswax, pollen.

bee sting

Animals; Insects

A bee sting strictly means a sting from the bee (honey bee, bumblebee, sweat bee etc).


Animals; Insects

A structure that provides a natural habitation for bees, as in a hollow tree.

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