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Insecta (Insects) is a class of arthropods. There are 942651 species of insects, in 84973 genera and 1686 families. This class has been around since the givetian age. They includes groups like Silverfish And Firebrats, Jumping Bristletails, and Winged Insects. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Insect Habitats

The environments in which many insects species are known to live. Select an environment to see its insects species checklist.