Quiz: Can You Name the Insect from a Description?
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Can You Name the Insect from a Description?
By: Becky
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About This Quiz

Are you an amateur entomologist, or do you just know a little bit about a little bit? If you are the king of trivia night because you know enough about most subjects to be dangerous, this quiz might appeal to you. Forgive us if it's a bit buggy, though. Ready to find out how much you really know about bugs?

Ok, so spiders are bugs, right? Well, if we look at the definition of "bug," which is "an insect," then no, a spider is not a bug. We, however, like to think of a bug as a creepy crawly creature, which includes spiders. So, to us, spiders are bugs, but they aren't insects. Spiders are not insects because spiders are arachnids. But, let's confuse things a bit more... ticks are also arachnids. Who knew? So, although spiders might bug you, they aren't insects. Remember that for future reference.

The point of all this is that you'll need to know your insects to do well on this quiz. We've compiled a list of 35 commonly known insects for you to test your buggy knowledge. You won't get any prizes for getting them all correct, but your Facebook friends are certain to be jealous.

Ready? Let's find out if you know as much as you think you do.

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