WHAT ARE IN­SECTS?

Stanthorpe Border Post - - HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS NIE -

In­sects:

Have three body parts – the head, tho­rax (mid­dle) and ab­domen

Six jointed legs

Have no back­bone (in­ver­te­brate), in­stead have a tough outer shell called an ex­oskele­ton

Have wings as adults, an­ten­nae (feel­ers), heavy jaws (mandibles) and com­pound eyes that can see many di­rec­tions at once

Lay eggs

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