KWIK-KEY

(for immature or wingless adult insects)

Answer for Your Specimen:

What types of mouthparts are present?

1. Hinged labial mask covers mouthparts and ventral side of head

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Order: Odonata

2. Mandibulate – designed for biting, grasping and/or chewing

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3. Stylate – designed for piercing, rasping and/or sucking

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4. Mouthparts not visible (concealed within head)

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