Insects A-Z

Guess these insects whose names start with each letter A-Z.
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Last updated: August 22, 2020
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Clue
Insect
A
Enemy of picnics
Ant
B
Type of bee that flies the highest
Bumblebee
C
Insect that people say will survive the nuclear apocalypse
Cockroach
D
Large, fast, insect that hunts mosquitos
Dragonfly
E
It's only a myth that this insect will crawl into your ear and lay eggs
Earwig
F
Spreader of the bubonic plague
Flea
G
When swarming, they are called locusts
Grasshopper
H
Largest type of wasps
Hornet
I
Larva of any member of a large, widespread group of moths
Inchworm
J
Green type of beetle
June bug
K
Relative of the crickets that can mimic a leaf
Katydid
L
Animal that can live in human hair
Louse
M
Insect whose posture makes it look like it is praying
Mantis
N
Egg of L that can be "picked" by apes or pedantic quiz takers
Nit
O
What farmers call the giant swallowtail
Orange dog
P
Their name comes from their remarkable resemblance to leaves
Planthopper
Q
Type of bee that is capable of laying eggs
Queen bee
R
Another name for Dynastinae
Rhinoecros beetle
S
Type of brown bug named for what it does
Stink bug
T
Wood-eating insect that is known for building mounds?
Termite
U
Type of large butterfly with namesake of a James Joyce novel
Ulysses butterfly
V
Type of moth is often mistaken for a bee or wasp because of its movements
Vine borer
W
Beetle that attacks crops such as cotton
Weevil
Y
Common name for predatory wasps in North America
Yellowjacket
Z
Type of black and white butterfly
Zebra butterfly
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Level 54
Aug 22, 2020
How about Xylophagous ?
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Level 19
Aug 22, 2020
Nice quiz!