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Kwik-Key to Insect Orders

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

A.    Each proleg bears a group of crochets (small hooks or barbs) at its apex.

A: Order Lepidoptera

B.     Each proleg is a fleshy stub that lacks a set of apical hooks or barbs.

B: Order Diptera

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