Insects

samples

A Good Place to Begin Your Research...

Databases

Ant

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Ants

enchanted learning.com

Ants
National Geographic

Ants
Pest World for Kids

Ants

Ants


Ants
general information plus additional links
Sponsored by Antboy's Bug World

Ladybug

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Ladybug
National Geographic

Ladybug

Ladybug Information

Ladybug
Sponsored by the Bug of the Month Club

 

Ladybugs

Hotlist of ant websites
Click on A to Z links under Species
sponsored by Insectclopedia.com

Interesting Ant Facts

Ladybug Facts

Ant Notebook
Good for pictures

Ladybug
enchantedlearning.com

Lady Beetle Pictures
Department of Entomology,
Iowa State University

 

Firefly

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Firefly
National Geographic

Firefly

 

Firefly Facts

The Firefly Files

 

Lightning Bugs or Fireflies

 

Firefly
Yahoo Kids

Cicada
Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Cicadas
National Geographic

Cicadas

Go to Insectclopedia
Click on Species A to Z to find some cicada links.

Cicada
Bugbios

How Cicadas Sing
University of Kentucky Department of Entomology

The Buzz on Cicada
Environmental Education for Kids

 

Our Friend, the Cicada

 

 

Firefly or Lightning Bug
enchantedlearning.com

Cricket


Worldbook Online
a good place to begin


Cricket
enchantedlearning.com

Box Elder Bugs

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Box Elder Bugs

Box Elder Bug or Maple bug

Box Elder Bug Page

Box Elder Bugs

 

 

Cricket

Cricket Information
Center for Insect Science Education Outreach
The University of Arizona

Crickets
Buzzle.com

Crickets

Cricket

North American Crickets

Locust

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

 

Locust
Britannica Encyclopedia

 

Locust
National Geographic

Locust

Locust
Yahoo Kids

Locust

 

The Locust Borer
U.S. Department
of Agriculture
Forest Service

Bees

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Bee Buzz for Kids

Bees

Bees
Pest World for Kids

Tales from the Hive
Features Dances With Bees, Anatomy of a Hive and Amazing Bee Facts
NOVA

Just what are bees...

Bee Anatomy
PBS

 

 

Assassin Bug

Assassin Bug
AgiLife Extension

Assassin Bug
Worldbook online

Assassin Bug
infoplease

Assassin Bug
Fact Monster

Assassin Bug

 


Gypsy Moth

Gypsy Moth
Worldbook online

Gypsy Moth
YahooKids

Gypsy Moth
Environmental Education for Kids

Gypsy Moth
Fact Monster

Gypsy Moth Life Cycle
US Forst Service

Gypsy Moth
US Forest Service-North America

Gypsy Moth
University of Illinois

Gypsy Moth
Illinois Department of Agriculture

 

Honeybee

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Honeybees
National Geographic

Honeybee

The Honeybee

Honeybee Basics

Honeybee
Yahoo.kids

 

 

Bumblebee

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

American Bumblebee
Yahoo.kids

The Bumblebee Pages
An excellent resource

 

Flight of the Bumblebee
Michigan Entomological Society

 

 

Butterfly

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Butterfly Life Cycle
enchantedlearning.com

Monarch Butterfly
National Geographic

Butterflies

Yellowjacket

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

 

Yellowjacket Wasps
learn about these social wasps and what their nests are like.

 

Yellowjackets (and Hornets)
learn the difference between these two types of wasps. Includes photos.

 

Butterfly List

 

 

Butterfly links
See Butterfly links at top of this Insectclopedia species page.

Butterflies
general information plus additional links
Sponsored by Antboy's Bug World

Local Butterflies

Butterfly and Moth World
Sponsored by the Young Entomologists' Society

 

Painted Lady Butterfly

 

 

Painted Lady Butterfly

 

Cool Butterfly Facts

 

Wasp

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Wasp

 

Wasps
Pest World for Kids

Wasp Species Finder

Wasp

Wasp Head Size

 

Leafhopper

Leafhopper
Worldbook online

Leafhopper
BioKids

Leafhopper
Fact Monster

Leafhopper
YahooKids

Leafhopper

 

 

Earwig

1. Earwigs
Pest World for Kids

2. Earwigs
BioKids
University of Michigan

3. Common Earwig
BBC

4. Earwigs
Virginia Tech University

5. Worldbook Online

6.Earwigs
Iowa State

7. Earwigs
Challenging reading


Cockroach

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

cockroach

Cockroach
Pest World for Kids

American cockroach
Yahoo.kids

Bugs Caught in the Web
Cockroach links are in blue.

Roach Anatomy - The Inside Story
Discovery Communications Inc.

 

American Cockroach
Ohio State University Fact Sheet

 

Gypsy Moth

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Alien Profile:Gypsy Moth

Gypsy Moth
FactMonster

Life Cycle of the Gypsy Moth

 

Gypsy Moth
Yahoo Kids

 

 


Moths
Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Moths
Pest World for Kids


 

Katydid


Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Katydid Facts
Yahoo Kids

 

Katydids

 

Katydids

 

Katydid
encyclopedia.com

 

Butterfly and Moth World
Sponsored by the Young Entomologists' Society

Moths

 

Flea

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Fleas
Pest World for Kids

Flea

Moths
Pest World for Kids

Flea Movie and Links
Department of Entomology VA Tech

 

Clothes Moths
by Mike Potter, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

 

 

The Wonderful World of Insects
First, click on "The Insects" link. Second, go under the "Insect Orders" and find Fleas. (5th from bottom).

Flea Fact Sheet
Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet

Flea Images
Check out some neat pictures of fleas taken with an electronic scanning microscope.

 

Praying Mantis

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

 

Katydid

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Katydid

Praying Mantis or Praying Mandid
enchantedlearning.com

 

Praying Mantis
National Geographic

Praying Mantis

 

Praying Mantis
Yahoo Kids

 

Katydids

 

An Amazon Adventure - Katydids

 

North American Katydids
pictures and classification

 

Praying Mandids
facts about mantids and how to care for them if you plan to keep some as pets. From the AES Bug Club.

 

Praying Mandids
University of Kentucky Entomology

 

Praying Mantis Movie and Links
Department of Entomology VA Tech

 

Praying Mantis Fact Sheet
Sponsored by Ohio State University

Beetle


Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Beetles
Pest World for Kids

Beetle Anatomy
enchantedlearning.com

Beetles
enchantedlearning.com

Beetle

Beetle pictures

Go to Insectclopedia
Click on Species A to Z to find some beetle links.

Beetles
Click on the bug pictures for additional information.
Bugbios

Stink Bug

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Stink Bug
Yahoo Kids

Stink Bugs
Pest World for Kids

Stink bug
bug bios

Stink bugs

Stink bug Information

Dragonfly

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Dragonfly
enchantedlearning.com

Dragonflies

Dragonfly

The Dragonfly website
articles, regional distribution information, photo gallery, and conservation news related to dragonflies

Dragonflies
Earth-Life Web Productions

Termites

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

 

Termites
Pest World for Kids

Termites
World Almanac for Kids

Termites

Termites

 

The Queen Termite Page

 

Termites

 

Grasshopper


Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Walking Stick

Worldbook Online
a good place to begin

Walking Stick
enchantedlearning.com

Grasshopper
from enchantedlearning.com

Grasshopper

Great Grosshopper Facts

Grasshopper Facts

Grasshopper Species List

Anatomy
See the additional links at the bottom of the page.

Grasshopper Movie and links
Department of Entomology VA Tech

Grasshopper Images
Iowa State University Entomology Department

 

 

Northern Walking Stick
Yahoo Kids

Walking Stick Insects
See links on the left side of this page for more information.

Walking Stick
BugBios: Walking Stick
Click on the photos to learn about walking stick insects.

 

 

 

Additional Web Resources...  

4 to 40 encyclopedia

answers.com

Insect and Pest Fact Sheets
Lots of insects!
Sponsored by Ohio State University

BugBios
A listing of 98 records organized by 14 insect ordinal groups.
Sponsored by bubios.com

Berry Insects and Mite Pests

Amazing Insects

Insects
Encyclopedia.com

Mystery Bugs

Bugs and Insects
Scholastic.com

Backyard Bugs

Insects

The Virtual Insectary
The Virtual Insectary provides images of some common insects, information on the foods they eat, and the habitats where they can be found.

The Amazing Picture Machine
Just type in the image you want...
Sponsored by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory
Naperville, Illinois

Iowa State University Entomology Image Gallery
Iowa State University Insect Notes

Insects on the WWW
Go to the Index (Alphabetically and Completely) or view insect choices on left blue side of this website..

Enchanted Learning Insect Sites (551)

CityBugs
UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources

Bugs-Insects For Kids

 

Insects for Kids

Lots of Insect Photographs
Produced by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service - United States Department of Agriculture joint project.

 

Photographs of scorpions and other arthropods

Insect Clip Art Site

For additional insect links, go to http://home.comcast.net/~SmithHQ/GradeFour.html and
scroll down to the Insect Section.

 

Insects

Southern Idaho Entomology Programs

Insect and Bug Guides

More Insect and Bug Guides

Insect Sites- Google

Butterflies and Other Insects

ABC list of Insects

Insects Hotlist

 
Final Web Activities for You to Enjoy  

Create a Bug

Insect Fun and Games

Online Insect Activities

Pest World Activities

Insect Concentration Game

Insect Wordsearch

Another Insect Wordsearch

Butterfly and Bug Puzzles

Monarch Butterfly Maze

Insect Scramble
PBS Online

Pictures of insect images from
University of Kentucky
Entomology Department
www.uky.edu

sample recording sheet

Is it a Good Web site? Activity
It is a good web site? Checklist
BioKids Activity Sheet
Pest World Activity Sheet
Iowa State University Activity Sheet