What insect has the fastest wing beat?

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The two-winged fly known as the midge (also called no-see-ums) has the fastest wingbeat of 62760 beats per minute, or about 1046 beats per second.
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What insect folds its wings upwards?

check out a dragonfly or a damselfly. ANSWER: . A dragonfly doesnt fold its wings. A damselfly, moth and a butterfly does fold its wings upwards.

Do female stick insects have wings?

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Which birds have the fastest wing-beats?

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What bird has the fastest wing beat?

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What are the advantages of insects having wings?

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Do insects have wings?

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How many wings do insects have?

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Do most insects have wings?

Yes. The only group that never had wings is silverfish, and the other wingless group, fleas, once had wings but lost them.

Why are insect wings and bird wings similar?

They are actually quite different! An insects wings are a fixed shape and have an ecto-skeleton (like bones) in the outside and look very much like a leaf. Often there are two pairs together which can over-lap. A birds wing has the bones on the inside and they are hollow. The feathers spread open to (MORE)

Does every insect have 4 wings?

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What insect has no wings that can fly?

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What material are insect wings made of?

Insect wings are part of a bug's skeletal system. The wings ofinsects are made of chitin, which is a light, extremely strongmaterial that also makes up an insect's exoskeleton.

Can a insect wings produce oxygen?

An insect flapping its wings does not create oxygen any more than you waving your arms does. Any kind of flapping of fanning motion redistributes air (think of waving your hands to clear away smoke), so it may move around the oxygen that is already in the surrounding air.

Is there an insect with wings but not legs?

insect definition . in·sect (in ′ sekt′) . noun . any of a large class (Insect) of small arthropod animals characterized, in the adult state, by division of the body into head, thorax, and abdomen, three pairs of legs on the thorax, and, usually, two pairs of membranous wings, inc (MORE)

A beautiful insect with transparent wings?

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If an insect does not have wings how does that help the insect?

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What insect has 6 legs and wings?

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What insects have no wings?

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Why do insects have wings?

Insects have wings, so that they can fly about, just like birds do , they can then find food. They have wings so they can escape predators and, in some cases, catch food of their own.

Was insects the first to have wings?

Yes. Only four groups of animals on Earth have been known to fly: the insects, the pterosaurs, the birds and the bats. The insects started flying about 350 million BCE, while the pterosaurs, the next group, started about the same time as the dinosaurs. (some 220 million years BCE). So, insects arriv (MORE)

Insect with 6 legs but does not have wings?

an insect that has six legs but no wings is a beetle because if you count you can see it has six legs but obviously it cant fly so it has no wings. this is written bey an expert that goes to a high standard school so this piece of info is real, you can believe.

How do wings of insects differ from wings of birds?

Windows of insects differ from the wings of birds in that they haveno features. They use a thin membrane to catch the wind. the wings of a bird are made out of feathers and creates a shapedacross its length like the wing of an airplane, a cross section ofthe wing, is seen to cause lift from aerodyna (MORE)

What insect with one wing?

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What bird has the fastest wing speed?

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In most groups, nothing. In beetles and earwigs, the elytra(shields), but these are really modified forewings, so really stillnothing. :P In butterflies, the wings are covered BY small scaleswhich also carry the pigment for their vivid colours. There's one group of small flies where the pronotum (pa (MORE)

Which insect does not have wings?

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Who is the fastest wing moving bird?

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What insect has six wings?

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Which hummingbirds have the fastest wings beat?

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Insects have wings?

Yes, they're the only arthropods with wings, and all insects have them save for silverfish and fleas.

How are the wings of an insect differen from the wings of the bird?

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