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Insects are a class of invertebrates within the arthropod phylum that have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one p...

Are insects considered animals? | Reference.com


Insects belong to the largest phylum of the animal kingdom and are called arthropods. According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, insects are members of the ...

What is an insect?


All living things can be divided into two main groups: the Animal Kingdom and the Plant Kingdom. There are many different kinds of creatures in the Animal ...

Are Insects Animals? - UADDit


Yes they are animals. All insects are under the Kingdom Animalia. Insects are a class under the Phylum Arthropoda. Animals are a major group of ...

Are bees insects or animals? - Honey Bee Suite


Jan 26, 2013 ... The short answer is yes, bees are both insects and animals. In fact, all insects are animals, and pretty much anything that's not a plant, fungus, ...

Can insects be classified as animals? - Quora


Insects are a type of Arthropod, which would fall under the kingdom of Animalia. Edit: I decided to add a chart to explain better: Insects are way over ...

insects are invertebrates ! - What is an invertebrate?


All insects are invertebrates! All living things are placed into groups depending on common characteristics. The animal kingdom is informally divided into two ...

Why Aren't Insects Animals? – New TLA Subtitle on Animal Welfare ...


Aug 5, 2014 ... It comes down to subjective perception on part of the animal and its ability to “ suffer”. Insects are not considered capable of “unnecessary ...

Earthworms-animal or insect - Straight Dope Message Board


Why are worms considered to be an insect and not as an animal? They (worms) have a heart, brain, and central nervous system so shouldnt ...

Are insects "wildlife"? [Archive] - WetCanvas


It seems we decide if insects are accepted into the "wildlife art" genre largely upon ... But zoo animals are considered wildlife, not domesticated.

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Are insects animals? | Yahoo Answers


Jun 7, 2008 ... He says that insects are NOT animals and I say they are. I know they are not mammals and are in a different genus and family....but they are not ...

Insects - National Zoo - Smithsonian


Insects. The insect class comprises the most diverse group of animals on the ... and sometimes a growth in population of other insects that are considered pests.

Animal Rights FAQ: Section Five


question "What about insects?". Strictly speaking, insects are small invertebrate animals of the class Insecta, having an adult stage characterized by three pairs ...