Now Wait a Minute!

Published April 16, 2018 by Nan Mykel

In Harper Magazine’s “Findings” February 2018, p 9:

“Estimated average number of arthopod species living in a US home: 100”

Pinterest: An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. Arthropods are members of the phylum Arthropoda (from Greek ἄρθρον árthron, “joint”, and ποδός podós “leg”, which together mean “jointed leg”), and include the insects, arachnids, and …

Or, you can look them up yourself in the bug guide…Phylum Arthropoda – Arthropods –  BugGuide.Net  https://bugguide.net/node/view/3/bgpage, An online resource devoted to North American insects, spiders and their kin, offering identification, images, and information.

Just what you wanted to do this freezing spring night, eh?  But wait another minute! They’re not counting bugs–they’re counting species of bugs!  –Like, maybe mama, papa and baby in each specie!  That gets us to 300 separate bugs in my house, which is a small apartment, and….

Even after Orkin?

 Or, maybe you’d rather  go to…

Little Bugs Coloring Pages for Kids – Easy Peasy and Fun https://www.easypeasyandfun.com/bugs-coloring-pages/Feb 20, 2015 – Let’s welcome the bugs with these sweet bugs coloring pages for kids!

 

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