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sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect aculeus
largest known toad species; native to Central America; valuable destroyer of insect pests agua , agua toad , Bufo marinus
wing of an insect ala
dark-colored insect having predaceous aquatic larvae alderfly , alder fly , Sialis lutaria
erect hairy branching American herb having purple-blue flowers; yields an essential oil used as an insect repellent and sometimes in folk medicine American pennyroyal , Hedeoma pulegioides , pennyroyal
severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance (especially a vaccine or penicillin or shellfish or insect venom) to which the organism has become sensitized by previous exposure anaphylactic shock
insect that lives in communities in the earth or in wood ant
hymenopterous insect ant
winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants ant lion , antlion , antlion fly
social insect ant , bee , wasp
social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers ant , emmet , pismire
sensory appendages on insect heads antenna
feelers on insect, crustacean antennae
antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animal antivenene , antivenin
small sluggish insect aphid
veins of leaf or insect wing, area bounded by areola
small space in a tissue or body part such as the area between veins on a leaf or an insect's wing areola
small circular area such as that around the human nipple or an inflamed area around a pimple or insect bite areola , ring of color
insect having a firm covering of wax especially in the female armored scale
small east Asian insect naturalized in the United States that damages fruit trees Aspidiotus perniciosus , San Jose scale
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