Essays Tagged: "Larva"

Ants

nto queens but it is generally thought that the process comes from an altered diet in the pupae and larvae stages and as a pheremone response, which will later be discussed. Queens have an extended li ... ads, or in species where necessary, foraging for food. While the minima or smaller workers tend the larvae and queen.Once or twice each year, commonly on a warm summer day, every ant colony becomes th ...

(12 pages) 49 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Outline about echinoderms, birds, and mammals

versity- Echinodermata ('Spiny-Skin')A. Characteristics1. undergo metamorphosis from free- swimming larva to bottom dwelling adult. five radii(pentaradial symmetry)2. endoskeleton, calcium plates, inc ... female produces 200 million eggs in one Season3. each fertilized egg develops into a free swimming larva (bipinnaria)4. after two years larva settles and metamorphosis begins, develops into adult5. c ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.6 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Cross of straight Winged Fruit Flies With Nubbin winged flies

The Theory of the Gene in 1926.The fruit fly has very few stages in it's life cycle. They are egg, larva, pupa, and then it becomes an adult. The female lays the egg and after one day the egg hatches ... pupa, and then it becomes an adult. The female lays the egg and after one day the egg hatches and a larva comes out. The larva will keep eating for seven days and then it becomes a pupa. It will remai ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Evolution of Immunity in Invertebrates

sing ways. In 1982 a Russian zoologist named Elie Metchnikoff noticed a unique property of starfish larva. When he inserted a foreign object through it's membrane, tiny cells would try to ingest the i ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Vector Organisms and the Diseases They Carry "

times feed on humans accidentally. Deer ticks go through three life stages. The first stage is the larva. The larvae are small and tan colored. They usually feed on things like chipmunks, mice, and o ... ed on things like chipmunks, mice, and other small animals. Nymphs are a little bit larger than the larva. They are beige with a dark head. Nymphs usually feed on larger animals such as birds and racc ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pesticides Kill

a liquid to control adult Japanese beetles on soybeans and as a solid material for controlling the larva (grub) stage of that insect in corn" (Martin and Wolt 35).A pesticide consists of two parts: a ...

(3 pages) 120 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Gypsy Moth.

common than a butterfly. I know that because when I was a little baby which everyone here calls it "larva stage", my parents who I was real proud of, taught me everything as they could about our lifec ... n colored body, front of me smiling happily.I was then a caterpillar which was another stage called larva. I could move and eat. I climbed into tree canopies and began feeding. I ate leaves of oaks, h ...

(1 pages) 33 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Water testing.

for the amount of Nitrate in the brookResults-data (see attached)QB-07HemipteraDiptera (Aquatic Fly Larva)Odonata (Dragonfly)QB-104 scuds (amphipode)1 cranefly larva (diptera)QB-13ScudMayfly LarvaSton ... ds (amphipode)1 cranefly larva (diptera)QB-13ScudMayfly LarvaStonefly larvaanisopteraMR-01Dobsonfly larvaSnipefly larvaWaterpenny larvaSow bugMR-072 stonefly larva4 rifflebeetle larvae6 watersnap flyM ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Water Penny Beetle

aying usually occurs from June to late August, and hatching occurs in 12 to 15 days.After hatching, larvae grow rapidly, feeding on small crustaceans and free-floating algae. The larvae don't feed or ... wing winter but pupate during the next spring or summer. When maturation is delayed until fall, the larvae overwinter again and pupate the following spring. Larvae pupate above water and may be damage ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Chrysalids - Metamorphosis Theme: David, Environment, Community

the form which butterflies, moths, and most other insects assume when they change from the state of larva or caterpillar and before they arrive at their winged or perfect state". Or in simpler terms, ...

(11 pages) 50 1 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Write about a situation in which a hard ethical decision is made involving utilitarianism.

ve him is a large alien fellow explaining his current situation. The gist of it is that young alien larvae are being implanted into his intestines, where they will grow until they are strong enough to ... nto the toilet, where they will travel through the sewers and into other humans' latrines. Then the larvae will implant themselves into many other unsuspecting humans via their poopchutes, and that is ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

A Short report of Spiders

ey don't have compact eyes like those of an insect.A spider's life cycle contains four stages: egg, larva, nymph and adult. Most spiders live up to 1 to 2 years, with the exception of female tarantula ...

(2 pages) 27 1 3.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Daisy Imagines a University Garden

bels against harmful grasses, against its dark memoirs, its sad past, against the treachery and the larva inside itself. The daisy was wishing the university cry out "there is life in here " like a hu ...

(2 pages) 18 1 2.2 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Drosphilia

unconscious. You must make sure to add male and female wild flies, at least a couple of each. Once larva appear put some females into a tube along with ebony flies so they can mate finally producing ... eration. This generation is also identical to their parent generation. The females once they make a larva must be separated into a tube with ebony males once more; you will then have an F2 generation. ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Protosome vs Duetrosome

r an internal split in their mesoderm independent of the gut, and they take the form of trochophore larva during the larval stage. A deuterostome's development begins with the anus, which develops nea ... nt. Mesoderm in deuterostomes tends to occur from characteristic outpocketings of the gut. In their larval stage, deuterostomes take the form of dipleurula larva.Radial versus Bilateral symmetryRadial ...

(2 pages) 12 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Locomotor Behavior Of Sarcophaga Bullata (flesh Fl

The flesh fly goes through the process of complete metamorphosis that consists of four stages: egg, larva (=maggot), pupa, to adult in about eight days. Through these different stages of metamorphosis ... e most important factors in determining both the survival and reproductive success of the flesh fly larvae. Warm, long days and lots of sunlight increases the rate at which larvae develop into pupae a ...

(6 pages) 4221 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Early Childhood

unconscious. You must make sure to add male and female wild flies, at least a couple of each. Once larva appear put some females into a tube along with ebony flies so they can mate finally producing ... eration. This generation is also identical to their parent generation. The females once they make a larva must be separated into a tube with ebony males once more; you will then have an F2 generation. ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Helianthoides, commonly known as sunflower starfish, begin their life cycle

er become the water vascular system). Next through advancing maturity, an early bipinnaria or early larva is formed [i]. Then several portions of the early larva elongate and separate, this results in ... changes in which it looses many parts and changes many existing parts in order to become a setting larva [m]. During this stage it usually clings onto rocks and such. The setting larva then undergoes ...

(2 pages) 1472 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology