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Aquatic Insect ID
Many types of insects live in wetlands. All of them have an exoskeleton and three body parts. Aquatic insects are different from other insects because they spend at least part of their life cycle in water. This video shows a few of the aquatic insects that live in the Yolo Demonstrations Wetlands. Watch the video and then use the Aquatic Insect I.D. e to identify the aquatic insects in the tray.
Here are some bonus questions about aquatic insects:
Can you name the three sections of an insect’s body?
Do all aquatic insects have wings?