Snails are not insects. They are members of the class Gastropoda, and are more closely related to squid than to the insects that live in gardens. More »

Millipedes eat decaying plant materials and wood particles, and they sometimes eat decayed animals like insects, earthworms and snails. If their habitats dry out, millipedes tend to invade living plants to get moisture. ... More »

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The typical diet for a potato bug includes various insects, roots and tubers. "Potato bug" is an informal term that refers to the Jerusalem cricket. Jerusalem crickets are large bugs that may reach 50 millimeters in leng... More »

The physical appearance of cockroaches varies depending on what stage of life the insects are in as well as their specific breed. Male and female cockroaches also vary in appearance: males are generally much larger than ... More »

Kids can color worksheets, do crafts and even make recipes that resemble insects. These activities can be a chance to help children gain knowledge of bugs, or they can simply be for fun. More »

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Water bugs are insects belonging to the cockroach family, and they may be exterminated with standard insecticides or boric acid. Because of the health risks these insects pose, they should be eliminated as soon as possib... More »

While cockroaches are considered non-predatory or non-aggressive insects, different species of water bugs are often highly predatory, feeding on such quarries as small fish and tadpoles. Most species of water bugs are al... More »

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