How many body parts do insects have?

Answer Insect bodies have three parts: the head, thorax and abdomen, according to Hein Bijlmakers. The head is connected to the thorax, which leads to the stomach. Insects are classified as arthropods a... Read More »

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Body Parts of Insects for Kids?

A large number of creatures fall into the "Insecta" class of the animal kingdom. We commonly call them "insects." That means that even though many insects may look different they all share characte... Read More »

How many body parts does an arachnid have?

According to Ohio State University, arachnids have a head/thorax, abdomen and four pairs of legs. Counting the legs individually, this yields 10 separate body parts. They have exoskeletons like mos... Read More »

How many body parts does a spider have?

Spiders are arachnids and have two major body parts and eight legs. The front part of the body, known as the cephalothorax, contains the eyes, mouth and legs. The second part is the abdomen. It hol... Read More »

How many body parts does a grasshopper have?

Similar to other insects, grasshoppers have three main body parts: head, thorax and abdomen. The head area includes two antennae, two compound eyes, three ocelli (simple eyes), and multiple mouth p... Read More »