1. The femur is the basal (proximal) segment in an insect's leg.
2. An apophysis is a "joint" between two sclerites.
3. Direct flight muscles are only associated with the downstroke
of an insect's wing.
4. The cement layer of an insect's exoskeleton strengthens its
5. Frontal sutures separate the frons from the genae.
6. In a male insect, which structure would lie above (dorsal to)
A. Epiproct C. Aedeagus
B. Paraproct D. Furca
7. What type of chemical monomer forms the backbone of a chitin
A. Lipid C. Sugar
B. Quinone D. Amino Acid
8. To which body segment are the halters attached?
A. Mesothorax C. Prothorax
B. First abdominal D. Metathorax
9. Which structure lies between the buccal cavity and the
A. Labium C. Cibarium
B. Labrum D. Hypopharynx
10. Which structure(s) would be found on an insect's pretarsus?
A. Trochanter C. Furca
B. Empodium D. All of these
11. Indirect flight muscles cause wing movement by:
A. Moving thoracic sclerites
B. Pulling on axillary sclerites
C. Exerting hydrostatic pressure
D. All of these
12. What is the maximum number of ocelli that may be found in
an adult insect?
A. Zero C. Five
B. Three D. Twenty
13. Which mouthparts lie between the labrum and the maxillae?
A. Hypopharynx C. Labium
B. Mandibles D. Palps
14. Which sclerite lies below (ventral to) the frons?
A. Gena C. Occiput
B. Clypeus D. Labium
15. A tormogen cell is always associated with a(n):
A. Spine C. Apodeme
B. Gland D. Seta
Use the following key to identify the location of each structure.
16. Labrum A. Antenna
17. Scape C. Ovipositor
Use the following key to identify the correct part of the integument.
A. Procuticle C. Exocuticle
B. Epicuticle D. Endocuticle
21. Region associated with quinone crosslinkages.
22. Contains chitin and protein as major constituents.
23. Site of wax and cement layers.
24. Region between epidermis and cuticulin layer.
25. Site where pile may be found.
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