What makes an insect an insect?
Insects all have a hard external covering made of something called chitin.
Their bodies are made up of three sections called the head, the thorax, and abdomen.
All insects will have a pair of antennae on their head.
They all have six legs connected to the thorax (arachnids will have eight legs).
Some insects have wings connected to the thorax and can fly.
What makes an insect an insect? Insects all have a hard external covering made of something called chitin. Their bodies are made up of three sections called the head, the thorax, and abdomen. All insects will have a pair of antennae on their head. They all have six legs connected to the thorax (arachnids will have eight legs). Some insects have wings connected to the thorax and can fly.
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