Mouthparts sentence example
If the leaves have been chewed on, then the list of culprits can be narrowed down to insects with chewing mouthparts.
However, they all have mouthparts that are modified into a sucking beak.
The head of the male insect has strongly protruding eyes, branched antennae and degenerate, biting mouthparts.
Proboscis The adapted mouthparts of various insect groups such as flies and butterflies.
The tadpoles gradually develop the mouthparts and legs of the adult.Advertisement
The virus is transmitted by various beetles with biting mouthparts.
Foreign genetic material can also be introduced into plant and animal cells by insects and arthropods with sharp mouthparts.
The sucking mouthparts are barbed making fleas difficult to remove.
The females of these species use their piercing mouthparts to feed on the blood of warm-blooded animals.
The larvae are carnivorous, with biting or suctorial mouthparts.Advertisement
Mouthparts highly modified for piercing and blood-sucking, and retracted into the head when not in use.
Thrips feed on cell sap by piercing the leaf or flower bud with their mouthparts.
The bacterium is transferred from the intestines of the tick through the mouthparts and into the bloodstream while the tick is feeding.
Lice are tiny, wingless insects with sucking mouthparts that feed on human blood and lay eggs on body hair or in clothing.
Equipped with piercing mouthparts, it is the female mosquito that is a force to be reckoned with, as she possesses the blood sucking habits associated with the insect.Advertisement