What are Insects Best Senses?
Red Admiral butterfly (Vanessa atalanta Linnaeus)
and the American Painted Lady butterfly (Vanessa
cardui Linnaeus) can distinguish sugar solutions
200 times more dilute than the human tongue can
taste. And the compound eye of a housefly (Musca
domestica) has more than 4,000 lenses.
What are Insects Worst Enemies?
An insect's worst enemy is other insects, of the
millions of insects that eat animals (carnivorous)
instead of plants (herbivorous), most feed on
Animal has the Most Muscles?
Comparative studies show that humans only have
792 distinct muscles, whereas grasshoppers have
900, and caterpillars may have as many as 4,000
Which Insect can Reproduce the Most Offspring?
aphid can produce 50 babies in one week that will
mature in another week. In one season, a single
cabbage aphid and its young, if none died, could
produce 1,560,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (1 heptillion,
560 hexillion) individuals under ideal conditions.
One hectare of vegetation can feed 5 million aphids
as well, under ideal conditions.
What is Fly-Fishing?
Anglers or fishermen are those people
who use artificial insects as bait to catch fish.
This is done by luring the fish baiting with a
close realistic appearance of an insect. Some
fish have as their natural insect prey caddis
flies, chironomids, damselflies, dragonflies,
mayflies and stoneflies. Dragonflies and damselflies
make up a significant portion of a trout's diet
during their lifetime. Interestingly, dragonflies
are the fourth most important source of food for
trout in the
Interior lakes. Artificial dragonflies are not
only used as a lure for fishing they can also
function as realistic home decorations with electronic
motion! For those who would like to have their
own indoor dragonfly mimicking display we offer
them individually, in sets of two, and sets of
four at a discount.