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Kwik-Key to Insect Orders

Select "A", "B", or "C" for your specimen:

A.   Two or three pairs of thoracic legs are present — each bearing at least  one claw.


B.   There is only a single thoracic leg present — a pseudopod that lacks claws.

B: Order Diptera

C.   There are no legs or prolegs on the thorax (fleshy bumps may be present).


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