Glossary terms beginning with K
- a family of large crickets.
Read more on: Katydid
- cf. Dichotomous key - a method used to help identify an organism.
- Killer bees
- cf. Africanised honey bees - a hybrid of African honey bees and various European honey bees.
- the male reproductive termite in a colony.
Read more on: King
- King crab
- cf. Xiphosura - an Order of marine chelicerates that include the Horseshoe crabs.
- one of the main divisions used in the biological classification/taxonomy of organisms.
Read more on: Kingdom
- Kissing bugs
- cf. Assassin bug - insects in the Order Hemiptera (True bugs) that feed on the bodily fluids of other animals.
- Kite net
- cf. Butterfly net - a common piece of equipment used by an entomologist. It is used to catch flying insects.
- an animal that steals food or prey from another animal.
Read more on: Kleptoparasite
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