Explore the fascinating world of bugs with the insecta microscope slide sets. With more than 1 million diverse species representing nearly 90% of multicellular life on Earth, insects offer a dizzying array of adaptations that include social behaviors, complex communication, metamorphic cycles and camouflaging mimicry that allow them to inhabit nearly all environments. Each slide set includes a full-color brochure with corresponding pictures.
Insecta Supplementary Slide Set includes 36 microscope slides: • Aphidae, plant lice adults and larvae w.m. • Apis mellifica, honey bee, mouth parts of worker t.s. • Aquatic insect, swimming leg w.m. • Caenis, May fly, adult w.m. • Caenis, nymph with tracheal gills w.m. • Cantharis, beetle, chitinous and membranous wings w.m. • Carabus, ground beetle, gizzard t.s. • Carausius, walking stick, abdomen t.s. for internal organs • Chironomus, gnat, adult male w.m. • Chironomus, gnat, head with mouth parts and feathered antennae w.m. • Chrysopa, wing of neuroptera w.m. • Cloeon or Baetis, May fly, head and eyes t.s. • Colembola, spring tail, adult w.m. • Corethra, gnat, larva w.m. • Culex pipiens, mosquito, mouth parts of female t.s. • Curculionidae, weevil, head with mouth parts and geniculate antennae w.m. • Drosophila, fruit fly, sagittal l.s. for general insect anatomy • Gomphocerus, grasshopper, biting mouth parts of a herbivore w.m. • Gomphocerus, grasshopper, leg with stridulatory organ w.m. • Lasius, ant, adult w.m. • Melolontha, cockchafer, digging leg w.m. • Musca domestica, house fly, wing and haltere w.m. • Ovaries of insect, sagittal l.s. for developing ova • Pediculus humanus, human louse, adult w.m. • Periplaneta, cockroach, chewing biting mouth parts w.m. • Periplaneta, chyle, middle intestine t.s. (Malpighian tubules) • Periplaneta, rectum with ampulli t.s. • Pieris, butterfly, abdominal foot of caterpillar w.m. • Pieris, butterfly, clubbed antenna w.m. • Pieris, butterfly, mouth parts t.s. • Pieris, butterfly, walking leg w.m. • Psylla, adult w.m. • Pyrrhocoris, bug, mouth parts t.s. • Testis of insect, t.s. to show spermatogenesis and cell division • Thysanoptera, thrips, adult w.m. • Vespa vulgaris, wasp, biting mouth parts of carnivore w.m.