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The characteristics of insects are:
- They have three parts to the body: the head, the thorax, and the abdomen
- They have three pairs of legs attached to the thorax
- They may have 0, 1 or 2 pairs of wings
Now study the list of animals below and decide if they are insects or not. In each case give one reason for your answer.
LIST OF ANIMALS
great diving beetle
An example has been completed for you.
(YES OR NO)
REASON FOR CHOICE
a shrimp has too many legs