Kwik-Key to Insect Orders

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

A.   The head capsule is complete, with well-developed cephalic lobes and prominent, mandibulate mouthparts.

A


B.    The head capsule is reduced in size, often flat or pointed;  mouthparts may be covered or concealed.

B


C.    The head capsule is absent.  It is difficult to tell anterior from posterior.  Mouthparts are completely hidden.

C


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