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Wingless Hexapoda

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Please select the definition more corresponding to the sample in examination.

Insects with caudal appendages ( cerci)

Insects without caudal appendages

Insects with caudal appendages

Long antennas, body lengthened like a carrot form, covered by little flakes, abdomen with 3 or more cerci: Thysanura
Similar to the previous one but with the thoracic segments clearly  separates, 2  cerci: Diplura
Insects with the strong body, with or without wings, strong rear legs able to the jump, 2 cerci: Orthoptera
Body flattened, with or without wings, filiform long antennas, long and spiny legs, 2 very showy cerci: Dictyoptera
Long and thin insects with long legs, 2 small cerci, very rare in Baltic amber: Phasmoptera
Body lengthened with 2 cerci turned into robust pliers, the wings if exist, are very short and join themselves on the median line: Dermaptera
Very little insects, cylindrical or globular body, the 2 cerci are changed in an organ refolded under the abdomen and allows them to jump in danger case: Collembola

Insects witout caudal appendages

Insects with variable aspect but all  with sucker proboscis, wingless or wingeds: Hemiptera
Wingless but often with 2 pairs of wings, clean distinction between thorax and abdomen: Hymenoptera
Cylindrical body wingless or winged, powerful masticatory apparatus. Often in the amber are found insects which just have abandoned the wings in an escape attempt: Isoptera