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Hundreds of cicada species inhabit the world, and each has a slightly different lifestyle. Most cicadas fall into one of two primary groups: those that have an annual lifecycle and those that spend extended periods of ti...

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The fern life cycle and moss life cycle are similar in that they have alternation between sporophyte and gametophyte stages and that both rely on layers of water so that their sperm can swim from one gametophyte to the e...

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A zebra spider goes through embryonic, larval, nymph and adult stages. A zebra spider begins in a fertilized egg sac, usually hidden underneath a rock. Upon hatching, the larva is too small to have any identifiable featu...

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The diet of water beetles varies greatly due to the fact that there are close to 400,000 beetle species around the world. In North America, nearly 5,000 species of beetles live in water for at least part of their life cy...

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Certain species of beetles do have powerful jaws that bite. Other species such as the Blister beetle can produce a harmful chemical that will sting. Carpet beetles do not bite, but they can leave bite-like marks from the...

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Although the appearance can depend on the species, carpet beetle larvae are generally oval- or carrot-shaped, 4 to 5 millimeters long, with coarse hairs on the back. The larvae can be brown, tan or white and brown stripe...

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Discoid roaches are mid-sized cockroaches of the species Blaberus discoidales. They are originally from South America, but they are bred in the pet trade as pets and as live prey for reptiles.

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