Insect Mouthparts Microscope Lab

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					Name: __________________________ Class: _____________________ Date: _____________________


                        Observing Insect Mouthparts
                               Uses Carolina Item #293521 Let’s Eat! Slide Set

Cockroach
Draw the mouthpart as shown under low power of the compound light microscope. Label the presence of the
compound eye, antennae, mandibles, labial palps, maxillary palps .




    1. What types of food would you expect this insect to eat?




    2. Is this mouthpart designed for biting/chewing, siphoning,
    sponging, or piercing/sucking?




Honeybee
Draw the mouthpart as shown under low power of the compound light microscope. Label the presence of any
mandibles, antennae, labium (tongue).
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Name: ___________________________ Class: ______________________ Date: ____________________

   1. What types of food would you expect this insect to eat?




   2. Is this mouthpart designed for biting/chewing, siphoning,
   sponging, or piercing/sucking?




Mosquito
Draw the mouthpart as shown under low power of the compound light microscope. Label the presence of any
compound eyes, antennae, piercing stylet, palps.




   1. What types of food would you expect this insect to eat?




   2. Is this mouthpart designed for biting/chewing, siphoning,
   sponging, or piercing/sucking?




Housefly
Draw the mouthpart as shown under low power of the compound light microscope. Label the presence of any
compound eye, antennae, palps, labium (sponge).




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Name: ___________________________ Class: ______________________ Date: ____________________

    1. What types of food would you expect this insect to eat?




    2. Is this mouthpart designed for biting/chewing, siphoning,
    sponging, or piercing/sucking?




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Name: ___________________________ Class: ______________________ Date: ____________________

Plant Bug
Draw the mouthpart as shown under low power of the compound light microscope. Label the presence of the
compound eye, ocelli, antennae, proboscis, stylet.




   1. What types of food would you expect this insect to eat?




   2. Is this mouthpart designed for biting/chewing, siphoning,
   sponging, or piercing/sucking?




Butterfly
Draw the mouthpart as shown under low power of the compound light microscope. Label the presence of the
proboscis.




   1. What types of food would you expect this insect to eat?




   2. Is this mouthpart designed for biting/chewing, siphoning,
   sponging, or piercing/sucking?




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Description: A microscope lab examining the anatomy and function of different types of insect mouthparts.