What is the Meaning of Insect | Definition and What is Insect

Insect is a term that comes from the latin insectus, which in turn derives from the verb insecāre ('cut', 'make an incision'). The etymological origin of the concept is related to the brands that the bodies of these animals are and which resemble incisions.
An insect, therefore, is an arthropod whose body has a head, a thorax and an abdomen. Insects that undergo a metamorphosis during development have a pair of antennae, one or two pairs of wings and three pairs of legs. When the term insect is written in uppercase (insects), it refers to the taxon of these animals.
Experts say that insects are the most diverse group of animals on the planet, with nearly one million known species and between six and thirty million undescribed species. If estimates are correct, insects account for more than 90% of the life forms on Earth.
It is estimated, on the other hand, there are 200 million insects for every human. Most insects live in the land domain, although some have their habitat in aquatic environments.
Ants, flies, mosquitoes, bees, wasps, beetles, butterflies, moths, crickets and dragonflies are certain species of insects. Other animals such as spiders, scorpions and centipedes, are often confused with insects because of their body structures, but in fact, they belong to other taxa.
Humans are generally fighting against insects from being a parasite for cultures and because many of them can transmit diseases, but there are people who use insects as food or medicine.
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