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Lesson 03: Characteristics of Adults in the Insect Orders
: The next logical question to answer is: "How do we identify various classes of insects in the Phylum Arthropoda?" In this lesson we will examine characteristics specific to the orders below:

  • Collembola
  • Orthoptera
  • Dermaptera
  • Hemiptera
  • Homoptera
  • Thysanoptera
  • Neuroptera
  • Coleoptera
  • Diptera
  • Lepidoptera
  • Hymenoptera

Before we begin to take a look at the orders listed above, check out some other sites and the information they have available related to Insect Orders. These sites are there for your reference as we work through this lesson.

Readings: For Lesson 3, read pages 19-20, 20-21, 21-29 in your Turfgrass Insects of the U.S. and Canada texbook.

Course Assignment: During this week, the assignment associated with lessons 1, 2 & 3 will be posted in the Assignment Discussion Forum. Be sure to complete your assignment as indicated in the posting and post your submission to the Assignment 1 Drop Box.

Quiz: At the end of this lesson you will be required to take Quiz 1: Lessons 1, 2 & 3.