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    Insects Vocabulary Word List (112)
    A)Active, Affect, Antennae, Ants, Aphid, Appendage, Aquatic, Arthropod, Attractive
    B)Balance, Bees, Beetles, Bite, Bug, Butterfly
    C)Carrier, Category, Cercus, Cicadas, Classification, Climate, Colony, Compound eye
    D)Damage, Development
    E)Earth, Embryonic, Entomologist, Environment
    F)Fleas, Flies, Forewing, Frequency, Fumigation
    G)Geography, Gnat
    H)Habitat, Harmful, Hind-wing
    I)Immunity, Indefatigable, Indigenous, Industrious, Inoculate, Insatiable, Insecticide, Instinct, Invertebrate, Investigate
    J)Jointed legs, Jungle
    K)Katydid
    L)Larvae, Lice
    M)Mandible, Metamorphosis, Miniscule, Motion, Movement
    N)Naiad, Nature, Nemesis, Nocturnal, Nymph
    O)Organ, Ovipositor
    P)Paired limb, Pests, Phyla, Plants, Poisonous, Pollinate, Predator, Prey, Proboscis, Propagation
    Q)Quarantine quick, Quiet
    R)Regional, Repellent, Resilient, Resistant
    S)Segmented, Seize, Shed, Specie, Speed, Spiracle, Stealth, Strength, Subterranean, Swarm
    T)Terrestrial, Thorax, Thrive, Transmit, Trap, Trepidation, Type
    U)Ubiquitous
    V)Variety, Visibility, Vital, Vulnerable
    W)Walking stick, Wallow, Wildlife, Wings, Wood wasp
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    Y)Yellow jacket
    Z)Zone
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