Connected on 2011-02-18 12:00:00
from San Fernando Valley, CA, US
- 11:25 am
- Bugscope Teamsample is in the microscope and pumping down
- Bugscope Teamvery close to ready to start
- Bugscope Team...
- 11:33 am
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- 11:57 am
- Bugscope Teamwe are almost finished with the presets!
- 12:03 pm
- GuestHi we are having technical difficulties here at Melvin
- Bugscope Teamwith Bugscope or with the Network?
- Bugscope Teamuh oh! what's wrong
- Bugscope Teamwe just gave you control
- Bugscope Teamwelcome to Bugscope!
- GuestWe are still trying to get in. I am in the office and going back to the computer lab to try again. Please still expect us.
- Bugscope Teamhi agent86
- TeacherHi. The password is not working. We are getting just an ordinary word type document popping up on the screen when we type the password
- Bugscope Teamthat is strange. but you are on as a teacher, and anyway we can give you control of the 'scope as a guest or as a teacher
- 12:08 pm
- Bugscope Teampresently you have control as guest, as a teacher
- Bugscope Teamand as a student you are guest1
- Bugscope Teamand I see that Maxwell Smart is on as well. Where is 99?
- StudentMy name is Amanda and I'm a student from Melvin Avenue School.
Bugscope TeamHi Amanda!
- Teacherwe are at melvin ave.hi my name is gabriel and angel
Bugscope TeamCool! Welcome to Bugscope!
- Bugscope TeamPresently Gabriel and Angel have control of the microscope.
- 12:13 pm
- Bugscope Teamanyway please let us know when you have questions about the microscope, or what you are seeing, or anything else
- StudentHi my name is Kenneth and Jourdan
Bugscope TeamHey Cool! Welcome to Bugscope!
- Bugscope Teamthis is a fruitfly
- Student hi my name is angel and i'm also from melvin ave.
- Bugscope Teamyou can see its compound eyes, and its antennae, and you can see its mouthparts
- Teacherhow long do they live
Bugscope Teamthey live about 30 days in normal temperatures and a normal environment
- StudentHi my name is Cheska
Bugscope TeamHi Cheska!
- TeacherMy name is Karla and Alex .we are at Melvin Avenue.
- Bugscope Teamthis is a Japanese beetle!
- Bugscope Teamsee the antenna, down at the bottom?
- StudentHi my Louie and Eunice
- StudentHi I am the teacher at Melvin and we had difficulty getting in
Bugscope Teamwelcome to Bugscope!
- StudentNow some of us are in but we had to come in as a guest so we cannot do the controls
Bugscope Teamonly Guest has control now
- StudentHi.My name is mia and neftaly.
- Bugscope TeamRameil we will give you control...
- Bugscope TeamAlright now you are the Supreme Ruler, Rameil
- Studenthi we are marc and jose
- StudentWhy do they sometimes call the earwigs pincerbugs?
Bugscope Teami sometimes call them that because they are insects that pinch you! and they have pincers on the ends of their abdomens
- Studentwhat does the earwig's wings feels like?
Bugscope Teamthey are so small it is hard to tell what they feel like -- they're kind of like thin paper to us
Bugscope Teamsome insect wings kind of feel like tissue paper
- 12:18 pm
- TeacherWHY DON'T THEY FLY OFTEN
- Studentwhat is the longest earwig ever recorded
- Bugscope Teamearwigs can swing their whole body around very quickly to get at you with their pincers, which are also called cercopods
- Studenthey im matthew and robert
- StudentHi my name Kenneth and Jourdan.We are from Melvin Avenue.
- Studentwhat type of animals eat them?
- StudentWhat are Earwigs called
- StudentWhat makes the earwigs active at night and not during the day?
Bugscope Teamearwigs like dark moist areas. That is why you often see them when you pick up a rock. They may prefer the darkness of night for that reason
- StudentHow do you tell witch one is the male or female
- Studentwhere do they live?
- StudentWhere is the Saint Helena located?
- Studentwhat do the earwigs eat for their living?
Bugscope Teamsome species feed on plants and some eat other insects and others may eat garbage
- StudentHow do you study a earwig?
- Studentcan earwigs do any harm to us
- Bugscope TeamSt Helena is between Africa and South America, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean
- Studentwhat do they look liek
- Studenthow many eggs can earwigs make
Bugscope Teamthey lay between 20-80 eggs
- StudentWhy are the forceps curved more in the men than in the female
Bugscope Teamthey need to have different shapes so they can mate
- Studentin what season do female earwigs lay their eggs?
- Studenthow lond did they live
- Studentwhat are earwigs
- Studenthi my name is jerich and peter
- Teacherwhat is adermaptera
Bugscope Teamdermaptera is the name of the family earwigs are in
Bugscope Teamptera means wing, like pterodactyl and derma means skin
- TeacherWHY DON'T EARWIGS FLY OFTEN
Bugscope Teamthey don't have the best wings, and they are often at the base of plants, feeding, so they don't need to fly like bees or wasps, for example
- 12:23 pm
- Studenthow can you tell what gender a miquto is
Bugscope Teamwe can tell almost right away by the antennae
- Bugscope Teammale mosquito antennae are frilly and ornate, and those of females are plain, not so interesting to look at
- Studenthow many eggs do they lay
- Studenthow do they talk to each other\
- Studentwhat does dermatos mean
- Studentwhat does the male earwig do while the female is pregnant?
- StudentHow high can an earwig fly?
Bugscope Teamnot very high at all. They prefer not to fly when they can. They don't even like to crawl much. They like hitch rides on other things if they can
Bugscope TeamI found one in my bag once at work. It hitched a ride from home
- Studentwhat is your name?
- StudentHow can you tell if it's a male or female mosquito?
Bugscope Teamthe females have plain antennae, and the males have fancy, frilly antennae
- Studentwhen do earwigs get there second molt
- Studentdoes earwigs bite
- Studentwhat is the earwigs eye made of
Bugscope Teamthey are made of chitin, like the rest of the exoskeleton -- it is a protein shell
- TeacherWHAT INESCT DO EARWIGS EAT THE MOST
Bugscope Teamthey like to eat aphids, mites, fleas, and insect eggs
- Studenthow big is it
- StudentWhere do they lay their eggs?
- StudentCan pincers pinch your brain?
Bugscope Teamonly if your brain was exposed to them I suppose
- Studentwhy are they sometime called the pincerbug
- Studenthow long do earwigs live?
- Studentwhat is the size of a baby earwig?
- Studentare they in a group?
- Teacherwhat are anthropods
Bugscope Teamarthropods have segmented bodies and jointed appendages
- StudentIf someone sees an earwig will it do anything if they kill it?
- Studentwhy 'do the earwigs ,sometime called picerbugs exist?
- Studentwhat is a eye beatel
- Bugscope Teamso insects are arthropods but so are crabs and centipedes, for example
- Studentsj do u know lond are a earwig
- Studenthow does the earwig look like from the bottom
- TeacherHOW DO EARWIGS FIND FOOD
- 12:28 pm
- Studenthi my name is patrick
- Teacherhow long do earwigs live
- Studentwho was the first person discovering earwigs?
Bugscope TeamI don't know about the original earwig discovery, but the Saint Helena earwig was discovered by Danish entomologist Johan Christian Fabricius in 1798.
- Studenthow long do bugs live
Bugscope Teamsome live as adults for only a few hours -- like mayflies, and some can live for a few years. also, of course, 17-year locusts live underground as grubs for 17 years
- Studenthow many legs do an earwig have?
Bugscope Teamsix -- insects always have six legs
- Studenthow do they look
- Studenthi my name is Amy and my partner here is Samira
Bugscope Teamhey Cool! Hello!
- Studentwhere is the tegmina
- Studentwhy do earwigs go into your ear to lay eggs\
Bugscope Teamthey dont lay eggs in your ear. People who slept on straw would wake up to find an earwig on them sometimes
- StudentHow does a earwig survived outdoors in northern California
- StudentHello my name is Adrian Nice to meet you.
- StudentWhat kinds of food do they eat?
- Studentwho was the first person to name them?
Bugscope Teamwow it must have been in the Middle Ages, or even the Dark Ages; we don't know who thought up the name
- TeacherHOW DO THEY LIVE?
- Studentwhat do they do with their forceps?
- StudentHow long does the babies take to grow up
- Studenthow big are they
- StudentHow long does it take for a baby earwig to grow up?
Bugscope TeamEarwigs undergo an average of 5 molts over the course of a year, their average life expectancy, before they become adults.
- Studentcan ectoparasites protect themselfs
- StudentIf a earwig can pinch your brain,what will happen?
- Studenthow do earwigs protect
Bugscope Teamthey use their pincers
- Studentwhat happens if a mother earwig dies before a baby hatches
- StudentDo rarely earwigs fly
- StudentWhy do they have leather wings?
- Studentwhy are earwigs called pincerbugs?
Bugscope Teambecause they will pinch you if you disturb them
- Teacherwhat are molts
Bugscope Teaman insect molts when it grows out of its current shell and gets larger; the new shell hardens
- Studenthi my name is Leslie
- StudentHow old can they live
Bugscope Teamthey live for around a year
- StudentWhen do most of the earwigs die?
- StudentHow does Earwigs use their pincers to hunt and attack
- StudentHi my name is Jesus and Jose we're from Melvin
- TeacherHOW DO BUGS DEFEND THEM SELVES
Bugscope Teamoften they have chemical defenses, as against ants; they also have tough thick shells, and some can sting or bite
- Studentyou write it on the line
- Studenthow longdo they live
- StudentWhats up? Im AJ
- Studenthi my name is Ramses
Bugscope TeamCool Name!
- Studentjavier is my partner
- Studentdo u know what they feed on
- StudentLeslie: how do earwig protect their eggs?
- Studenthi my is kenneth
- 12:33 pm
- Student are earwig poisonous?
Bugscope Teamthey are not poisonous
- Studenthey my name is matthew'
- Studentyes they are
- Studentwhen earwigs crawl into the humans ear canal does it affect the human ear canal?
Bugscope Teamif they get stuck in there it can be annoying to the human and may have to be removed by a doctor
- Studentwhat are ectoparasites good at
Bugscope Teamecto- means on the outside of, as opposed to endo-. so they often live on the sruface of another creature or plant. they are good at scavenging and living on their host
- Studenthow are all earwigs different in a way than other bugs?
- Studenthow much does a earwig eat in a day
- StudentAre thier pincers sharp?
Bugscope Teamthey can hurt a little. They aren't injecting anything into you like a bee or wasp does, so it doesn't hurt like a sting
- StudentInstead of eating their mother,why dont they just preserve the body?
Bugscope Teamthey don't really think about it, just that the body is a protein source
- Studentyes it does effect it
- StudentHow many eggs do they lay
Bugscope Teamthey lay between 20-80 eggs
- Studentdo they fly often?
- Studentwhere do earwigs live
Bugscope Teamwe find them often at the bases of plants
- Studentwhich is the largest earwig
Bugscope Teamthe st helena earwig.
- Studentwhy do moms protect their babies
- Studentdo earwigs fly oftebn
Bugscope Teamnot so often; they really do not have good wings
- StudentWhat year was the first seen and by who?
- StudentHi my name is Itzel and natalee
- Studentwher do earwig mostly hid
Bugscope Teamdark and damp places, like under rocks
- StudentWho was the first man to find the earwig
- StudentNatale/what do they live
- Studentdo they all have the same color?
Bugscope Teamno they have different colors, sometimes determined by what they eat
- StudentI go to Melvin Elementary School.
- Studentwere can we find earwigs?
Bugscope Teamyou can find them in the garden, under rocks and in the dirt around the bases of plants
- Studenthow does the mother earwig cleans her eggs?
- StudentWere can we find an earwig?
- Studentwhat is the skin made out of?
Bugscope Teamit is not really skin -- it's called an exoskeleton, and it is much like what our fingernails are made of
- StudentWhat happends if they go into water?
Bugscope Teamthey will try to crawl out or they will drown
- Studentwhen do earwigs get wings
- StudentDo they make people death?
- StudentHi my name is Rolando.
- Teacherwhat do they eat
Bugscope Teamthey eat plants or other insects like mites, aphids, fleas
- Studentwhy are male earwigs forceps more cuved than the female
Bugscope Teamthey have to have different shapes so they can fit together sometimes
- StudentWhen do most earwigs die?
- Studentdo they bite
Bugscope Teamthey can but they dont like to. They prefer to use their pincers if they have to defend themselves
- Studentwhat are earwigs
- Studentwhich languages are based on the same premises?
Bugscope Teamlike the Romance languages, you mean: italian, french, spanish, portuguese?
- 12:39 pm
- StudentHello this is AJ again i got d/ced
- StudentWhy do hairs grow out of their eyes?
Bugscope Teamthe hairs are sensory, and they help the insects sense wind, as well as smell, and also feel hot and cold
- Studenthie my name is tania and my parTerns name is christina
Bugscope Teamhey Cool! hello Tania and Christina!
- StudentIs it possible for a earwig to die and not complete there life cycle?
- Studenthow much can they feed on
- Studentsooo does the male earwig comeback after he leaves the female?
- StudentWhy are they called the blue bottle flies
- Studentis anybody there
Bugscope TeamDude we are here!
- StudentWhat does a myth say about earwigs
- Studentoh hi
- Studentwhy are they sometimes called picerbugs?
- StudentWhen a earwig lays eggs on your brain,when they grow will they stay in your head or will they come out?
- StudentCate can you show us an earwig
Bugscope Teamwe dont have an earwig in the scope today. sorry
- Teacherhow big are their eyes?
- Studenthow can you see earwigs
- Studenthow does earwig lost his penis
Bugscope Teammany insects have those parts on the inside, so you do not normally see them
- Studenthow much does a earwig wiegh
- StudentSJ do all of the eggs survive?
Bugscope Teamno. that is why they lay more than they might need, to try and hedge their bets
- Teacherhow do house flies live
- Studentwhy dont they fly a lot?
Bugscope Teamthey don't like to. They prefer to crawl or hitch rides on other things
- StudentWhere do arixenia live
- Studenthow do earwigs protect themselves?\
Bugscope Teamthey can turn and pinch you with their cercopods to dissuade you from grabbing them
- Studenthas the earwig ever evolved
- Studentwhat happens if the mom dies before earwigs eggs hatch
- StudentWhat scientific name is in Greek
- TeacherMichele is the teqacher
- Studentwhats your name
- Studentwhen the baby is born what happens next
Bugscope Teamthey try to survive and go through 5 molts to the adult stage. Then they mate and die
- Studentwhy do common earwigs eat diffrent things?
Bugscope Teamit is really a better survival mechanism than eating only specific things that may not be available
- Studentcan a earwig cause a disease to human
Bugscope Teamno not likely
- StudentWhere are the most common places to find earwigs?
- TeacherWe had to come in through the guest page
Bugscope Teamwe are glad to see you!
- Studenthi my name is Harry and Lisette
- Teacherwhy do earwigs harm people?
Bugscope Teamonly to keep from being pestered
- Studenthow long they are
Bugscope Teamthe longest ones can be more than 2 inches long
- 12:44 pm
- Studentwhy do earwigs eat fruit
Bugscope Teamit has the sugars and proteins, perhaps, that they need to survive
- Studentdo they go to peoples ears othen
- StudentDo their muscular abdomen give them an ability of some sort?
Bugscope Teamit certainly does allow them to whip around quickly to pinch you
- Studentwhat kind of predators does a earwig have?
Bugscope Teamthings like birds, ambush bugs, mice and rats
- StudentWhen do babies start to eat
Bugscope Teaminsects usually need food right when they are born. human babies are the same. It takes a lot of energy to grow
- Studentwhen do they hatch
- Studentdo they make u death?
Bugscope Teamno they won't kill you
- Studentwhat is molt
Bugscope Teammolt is the leftover shell that an insect, when it grows, grows out of
- Studentwhy is there guano in the bats nest
- StudentHow much do they weigh when they are born?
Bugscope Teamjust micrograms, so very light
- StudentWhen was the first fossil found?
- Studentwhat do earwigs eat?
- Studenthow does a earwig sometimes called a pinerbug, make up the insect order Dermaptera
- Studentwhat is your favrite bug
- Studentare most earwigs flattened
- StudentDo you now an idia what is the first kind of bug?
Bugscope Teamone of the first kinds of bugs we know of are the dragonflies
- StudentMark how do they last
- Studentwhen do they get their second molt?
- Studentis earwig is a threat or helpful
Bugscope Teampeople don't like them because they feed on the plants in their gardens, but they are not that bad
- StudentAre they the prey for other predators?
- StudentHow are the earwigs helpful?
- StudentHow do they have babies?
- Studentif they eat something there not supposed to eat what would happen?
- Studentwhy do you keep the scope under ground
Bugscope Teamthere is less vibration underground, compared to for example being on an upper floor of a building
- 12:49 pm
- Studenthow does the intestive of a earwig work?
- Teacherwhen does baby earwigs hatch?
Bugscope Teammidwinter to early spring the female lays the eggs and hatch around 7 days later
- StudentCate Hi my name is leslie
- Teacherhow big can the pinchers get
- StudentHello! Is anybody here?
Bugscope Teamhi Ron!
- StudentMark,how do earwigs eat
- Studentdo you know old are they
- StudentHow big is the scope
Bugscope Teamit is about the size of a large and tall desk, like a teacher's desk
- Studenthow did they only find 1,800 reo
- StudentSJ what is this bug called
Bugscope Teamthis is a fruitfly
- StudentHow old are you
Bugscope Teamsuper old
- Studenthow can they fly?
Bugscope Teamearwigs? not so very well -- they have sort of stubby wings, mostly
- StudentWHAT TIPE OF CONDITION DOES IT LIVE IN
- StudentDoes the egg become edible after it hatches?
Bugscope Teamafter the egg hatches there is just a shell, not much to eat
- Studentdo they eat other bugs
- Studentwhy do earwigs have pinchers
Bugscope Teamto protect themselves
- Studentwhy does earwigs rareley fly
- Studentwhy do earwigs go in damp place in the summer
- Studentdo the earwigs see thier view in a diffrent color
Bugscope Teamwe do not know for sure what colors they see, but it is true that many insects do not see color the same way we do
- StudentCate what is molt?
Bugscope Teamit is an insect's way of growing. When a caterpillar turns into a butterfly that is a type of molt
- StudentDo you have an idea about the first kind of bug?
- StudentHow long have you been a scientist?
Bugscope Teammaybe 28 years...
- Studentwhat do they use their pincers for?????
Bugscope Teamdefense mostly
- StudentDoes the male earwig ever return after he leaves the female?
- StudentCate what do they eat?
Bugscope Teamplants and small insects- they are omnivores
- Teacherhow small are they
- StudentSj does this fruitfly get its name by eating fruit
Bugscope Teamit's because it is almost always found around fruit. they eat the mold that grows on fruit
- Studentand hi
- Teacherare you a scientist?
Bugscope Teamyes we are
- Studenthow can you tell how old they are
- Student how does it feel to be a scientest
Bugscope Teamhey we are lucky to have all of these powerful microscopes; it is fun!
- 12:54 pm
- Studentcate do eat other bugs
- Studenthow are you
- Studenthow well do they see in the dark
Bugscope Teamwhen they are in the dark they likely use their antennae and their sense of smell to help them more than their eyes
- Studentwhat are male earwigs known
- Teacherwhat happens if they're smaller than their size?
- Studentwhat is your neam
- Teacherwould an earwig eat a piece of beef if it had the chance
Bugscope Teamsome of them might
- Student1800 reocded species in 12 famillies found though out the Americas,Eurasia,and Astrvalia
- Studentdo they eat other bugs
- Teacherwhat type of flowers do they eat?
- Studentwhat happens if the mom dies before the babies hatch?
Bugscope Teamthe babies may not live. The mother is very protective over the eggs. It is possible the most resilient of the eggs would be fine- if they don't get eaten
- Studentwhy are they nocturnel
Bugscope TeamHi Dan. You can see that it is hard for us to keep up with all of the questions, but we are trying.
- StudentARE YOU A SCIENTEST
- Studentare earwigs a intersting animal to study?
- StudentMark, how do eaewigs get in our homes
Bugscope Teamthey probably follow the pipes and wires that go through the foundation and the walls
- Studentdo they use eyes or antennas or both?
Bugscope Teamthey use both
- StudentHow do the eggs change shape when an earwig lays an egg?
- Studentwher do they hach eggs
- Teacherhi my name is amy
- Studentwhy are they noctournal
Bugscope Teamit is often safer to be nocturnal so that birds do not see you, for example
- StudentDoes the male earwig ever return to the female
Bugscope Teamif he does and there are eggs are babies involved, the female would attack the male most likely so the male won't eat the eggs
- Studentare you a scientist??
- StudentOk sj.
- Studentwere they born with stubby wings?
Bugscope Teamno they do not get wings until they become adults, and then once they have wings they do not molt anymore
- StudentDO they like to eat anything they see
Bugscope Teamnot everything
- TeacherWhy do they eat fruits?
- Studentare you a scientist
- StudentCate,since the wings start developing at an old age,why aren't young earwigs able to fly?
- Studentare the male earwigs canibals
- Studentwhy do earwigs wburro
Bugscope Teamit may feel safer to them; but it does give them mites
- StudentWhat happens when an earwig eats something that can damage them?
- Studentwhy are earwigs nocturnal?
- TeacherWhat is the earwig related to/
- TeacherCate do you like insect
- Studentwhat is earwig
- StudentSJ what is the natural habitat of the fruitfly?
Bugscope Teamtemperate regions and the Tropics
- Studentcan earwigs with stand a cyclone
- StudentCate: Do they leave their eggs like turtles?
Bugscope Teamfrom what I've read they eat their eggs and stay with the mother for a while
- StudentHELLO SJ
Bugscope TeamHi Nat!
- TeacherHi sulema
- Studenthow do they see in the dark do they have an abiltiy to or it is just natural
- Teacherwhat happens to people when they get them?
- Teacherare earwigs nocturnal
Bugscope Teamprobably some are more than others
- StudentAre they all strong??
- Studenthow many eyes does a spiter have
Bugscope Teamoften they have eight eyes
- 1:00 pm
- Studentcan earwigs with stand a TIDAL WAVE
Bugscope Teamno better than we can, probably
- Studentwhat insects are related to earwigs?
- StudentWhen do most of the earwigs die?
- Teacherwhat happens to them when they break they're pincers?
- StudentSJare they all strong?
- Studentdo know the what the male look
Bugscope Teamthe male earwig? it usually has more curved pincers, or they are also called cercopods
- Teachersory my name is sulema
Bugscope TeamHi Sulema!
- Student hello!!! how does a earwigs fossils like??
- Studentwhat do beetle eat
- Teacherwhat do they do to protect themselves?
- Studenthow long does a male live?\
- StudentDo you get infected if they bite you?
- Teacherhow do you know all of this
- Studentdo they bite sj
- TeacherWhat do they like to eat?
- StudentARE COCROACHES SURVIVE A NUCULAR BLAST
- Studentwhat is a caddisfiy larva
Bugscope TeamHello Harry!
- Studenthow does a cockroach withstan a nuclear bast
- Studentare beetles strong
- TeacherAre there any earwigs that can grow more than 80mm?
Bugscope Teamno because once they get too big their respiratory systems do not sustain them as well as those of other animals
- Studentwho is charles De Geer in 1773
- Teacherdo all of thier children grow to adult hood
Bugscope Teamnot likely. That is why they lay so many eggs
- Studentin late January to early March ,why does the male earwig have to leave out by the female?
Bugscope Teamit's so the male won't try to eat the eggs
- Studentwhat is the possible length for a earwig????????
Bugscope Teamthey are around an inch on average
- Teacherwhere do they get they're food?
- StudentHow do caddisfly live
Bugscope Teamthey live part of their life underwater; when they become adults they are actually flies, and they eat other insects
- Studentwhat is the gear he Forky tail?
- Studentwhat does earwig eat
Bugscope Teamthey are often omnivorous, so they eat whatever gives them enough protein and sugars to survive
- 1:05 pm
- TeacherWhere do they live?
- Studenthow does a cockroach withstand a nuclear blast
- Studenthow is it possible for a caddisfly to turn into a fly???
Bugscope Teamyes, this is just the larva or baby stage
- StudentCAN ROACHES LIVE WITHOUT THERE HEAD
Bugscope Teamnot very well, just for awhile. I mean, they can't even eat without a head, so it's not much of a life then
- Studentare earwigs still alive today or not
- StudentSJ, are earwigs active at night?
Bugscope Teamyes they are, more often than in the daytime
- Studentcan they eat a fly
Bugscope Teamthey could
- StudentWhy do earwigs like dark areas?
- Studentdo they have a place to stay intill the baby comes
- Studentwhere are ther eys
Bugscope Teamtheir eyes are on the sides of their heads
- StudentCate how do betles protect them selfs
Bugscope Teamthey use their jaws and some have horns
- StudentIf the mother is giving birth at a time of disease,would the nymphs die?
- Studentare earwigs HUGE?
- TeacherWhat does the Japanese Beetle use its claws for?
- StudentMark do they biet
- Teacherwould the mother eat her children,Cate
Bugscope Teamusually only if an egg goes bad and she got really hungry
- Studentwould earwigs survive a nuclear disaster??????????]:
Bugscope Teamprobably a few; the more adapted to a particular environment you are, the less likely you are to survive something like that
- Studenthow can the earwigs hunt for food if some earwigs can't fly?
Bugscope Teamthey can eat what they find by walking around
- TeacherWhat does the female earwig make the male earwig go away from the eggs?
- StudentWhy do earwigs like dark areas?
Bugscope Teamgenerally they are safer; they have a lot of predators
- Studenthello !!! why are earwigs mostly scavengers??
Bugscope Teamit is a good way to be if you do not fly very well
- Studentr earwigs huge
Bugscope Teamno longer than a bit over 2 inches, and those are the largest species
- StudentSJ do the nymphs survive without their mother
- Studentdo the earwig eats others eggs
- Teachercan you compare the difference of a caddisfly and a regular fly?
- Studentwhy are some omnivorous or predatory?
- StudentHOW DO EARWIGS CLEAN THERE EGGS
Bugscope Teamthat's a tough one. Maybe they use their antennae. Ants have actual combs on their legs to help with cleaning eyes and antennae, but earwigs don't have them
- Studenthow long does a female earwigs clean there eggs
Bugscope Teamuntil they hatch
- 1:10 pm
- Studentwhat are they caled
- StudentCate is it hard to be a scientist
Bugscope Teamno i find it quite fun
- TeacherWhy does the female earwig make the male earwig go away from the eggs?
Bugscope Teamshe wants to ensure that the eggs hatch and can grow into new earwigs
- StudentSJ, what does dermatos mean ?
Bugscope Teamderm- means skin
- Studentwhy do earwigs have to go to people's ears?
- StudentDoes it take a year for them to grow up
- TeacherDo they take thier skin of likesnakes?
- TeacherWhat do they like to do and why?
- Teacherare most earwigs flattened
- TeacherWhy does the Caddisfly have hair?
Bugscope Teamthe stuff that looks like hair is called setae, and it helps the caddisfly sense its environment
- StudentCan Arixeniina and henimerina defend their selfs?
- Teacherdoes the male leave the female for its own good or not?
- Teacherdo earwigs like being squished behind things
- Studentwhy do earwigs eat there mother before leaving
- StudentHow can the female earwig help assist hatching eggs?
Bugscope Teamshe probably helps break the egg for the baby
- Teacherwhat do earwigs occasionally fall into
- TeacherHow do beetles protect themselfs
- Studentdo they peel thier skin of like snakes?
Bugscope Teamyes it's a lot like that
- StudentIf is it yes.How?
- TeacherSJ, do they fight over mates
- Studentwhat is the estimated amount of bugs left to discover
Bugscope Teamthere are probably still millions of species; we just talked with some entomologists, and there are lots and lots of undescribed parasitic wasps, for example
- StudentMark are they big
- Studentafter laing their eggs what do they do next]'
- TeacherDo earwigs really go in your ear and lay eggs on your brain?
- Studentdo people eat earwigs in other countries?[:
Bugscope Teamthey provide protein that the people might not get otherwise
- Teacherdo earwigs have a ability to see in the dark or is it natural
- StudentHi my name is Itzel and Natalee
- Studenthow is it fexible on Muscular?
- Teacherwhen do earwigs mate
- StudentWhy do earwigs crawl into ears,SJ?
Bugscope Teamthey don't really, or not that often; it is just a story
- Studentdo they fight other earwigs
- Teacherwhich languages are based on the same premises
- Studentare the eggs small
- Teachercan an earwig go insid a human without the humanfeeling nothing
- Studenthow old r they
- TeacherHow do they die
Bugscope Teamif they do not get eaten they just wear out and die from being old
- Studenthow are earwigs born?
- Teacherdo they fight for their mate?
- Studentwhat are the earwigs natural color
Bugscope Teamusually browns, different shades of brown
- Studentwhat insects do they eat that damage foilage??????????????
- Teacherthe common earwig actively do what
- 1:15 pm
- StudentCate were can you find earwigs
Bugscope Teamin dark and damp places, like under rocks or rotting wood
- StudentWhat is an earwigs biggest fear?
Bugscope Teambeing eaten
- Studenthave you discover new species of big and stong bugs
- TeacherAmanda , do you know how they die
- TeacherDo they have bones?
Bugscope Teamno they have an exoskeleton, like a hard shell, no bones inside;. they are invertebrates
- Bugscope Teambe right back...
- Teacherhow did the leafhopper get its name?
Bugscope Teamthey are green like leaves and also jump if you brush the places where they are sitting, usually leaves or grass
- Teacherwicga is in turned to what
- Studenthow big are they
- StudentSj do you like your job
- StudentSJ are u a scientist?
- Studentcate r u there
- Studentdo they go to other peoples ears
Bugscope Teamthey can
- Teacherwho coined dermatos in 1773
- Studenthow do forflawla avricualana feed on flovers?
- Teacherwhy do earwigs save thier eggs
Bugscope Teamthe young eat the eggs as food
- Teacherhi my name is alexis
- StudentCate what do stikbugs eat
- Bugscope TeamK I am back as Scot
- Studentwhy do the baby earwigs eat the mother?
- Studentdo earwigs build homes
Bugscope Teamthey dig out a little place in the soil for their home, but that's the extent of it
- Teacherwhat does wicga mean
- TeacherHow many feet far can they see in the dark?
- Studenthow long are they
- Teacherwhat scientific name is in Greek
- StudentHow do they smell the food?
Bugscope Teamtheir antennae have chemoreceptors that do the smelling
- Teacherdo earwigs use their antena
Bugscope Teamyes they do, and they are very helpful in picking up chemical scents in the air
- Teacherwhat does wicga mean in your perspective
- TeacherSJ are you a scientist
Bugscope Teamyes I have a degree in biology and in english
- Teacherwhy do the babies eat the mom after the mom dies?
- StudentSj what is your favorite bug
- Studenthave you discvered big new species and strong bugs that can survied better
- 1:20 pm
- Teacherhow long have they found earwigs
- Studentis it bad that earwigs are hatching eggs inside your brain?
Bugscope Teamit would be bad but it probably happens rarely
- TeacherHow does their heart look like?
- Teacherhow do they find food?
Bugscope Teamthey can smell
- Teacherwhere does a leaf hopper usually live at?
Bugscope Teamthey live in grassy earea
- StudentSCOT can tell how lond there wings are
- Studentdo you have a picture of a female and male earwig
- StudentAre earwigs sensetive to loud sounds
- TeacherWhy do earwigs like to live in dark places?
Bugscope Teamsome insects prefer the dark and others, like the leafhopper, prefer the light
- StudentWhat does SJ mean?!
- StudentAre ecto parasites fast runners since they don't have wings??
- Studentwher do they live
- StudentHow many kinds of do you know?
Bugscope Teamkinds of what?
- Studenthow are earwigs pincers dangerous
- Studenthow long the wing
- StudentAre earwigs sensetive against loud sounds?
- Teacherfemale earwigs do what with there eggs
Bugscope Teamthey will protect them and monitor their cleanliness and warmth
- Teacherwhat is that
- Teacherhow many molts do earwigs undergro
Bugscope Teamaround 5
- Studentwhen did you first discover earwigs?
- TeacherWhat do mosquitos eat?
Bugscope Teamfemales eat blood
Bugscope Teammales may eat either nothing or nectar from plants
- Studenthow long the are their wings
- Studentwhat do they eat
- Studentdo they have bones
- Teacherin nature, what is an earwigs biggest enemy?
Bugscope Teamprobably birds, mice, moles, voles, lizards, skinks...
- Teacherwhy do the nymphs eat thier eggs?
Bugscope Teamit is an easy source of food for them to get to
- Teacherdo rarely earwigs fly
Bugscope Teamthey don't really have good wings
- Teacherhow do they mosquitos live
- Studentsince a spider isn't an isect what is it
Bugscope Teaman arachnid. rolypoly/pillbugs aren't insects either
- StudentWas there an earwig that lived past 1 year?
Bugscope Teamin the Tropics where it is always warm, many insects like earwigs can live more than a year
- 1:25 pm
- Studenthow much do earwigs weigh?
Bugscope Teamno more than a few grams
- StudentScot how many eggs can a ladybug lay?
- TeacherIs there a earwig that can be dangerous?
- StudentSj does this bug bite
Bugscope Teamit can. it has a long proboscis. It wouldn't bite so much as stab
- Teacherhow many recorded spiecies are there in 12 families
- Teacherwhy do females eat blood and where do they get the blood from
Bugscope Teamthey get the blood from people and animals -- from mammals -- and it has protein in it that the females need so they can successfully lay their eggs
- Teacherhow old are they
- StudentHow long has fossils of earwigs been found?
Bugscope Teamthey have been found as far back as the late triassic
- StudentHi my name is levy
- TeacherIf an earwig goes in your brain does it affect your thoughts?
Bugscope Teamif it really did go into your brain it could conceivable affect your thoughts
- Studentwhy are earwigssometimes called pincerbugs?
- Teacherhow do they lay there eggs and where do they lay there eggs
- Teacherhey my name is matthew
- TeacherWhat do female mosquitos do most of there time?
Bugscope Teamthey go around drinking enough blood so that they have the energy to lay eggs
- Teacherwhat do people use to catch an earwig?
- Studenthave earwigs evolved let
- Teacherwhen you look at your ear i can predict that an earwig is small when it crawls inside,Sj
- Studentwhich beetles can dig
- Teacherare earwigs still alive
- TeacherHow do beetals get there food
- TeacherCate what months do earwigs molt
Bugscope Teameggs hatch around spring, and the earwigs are adults and mate around fall, so they molt anywhere between then
- TeacherWhat kind of anmial is that
- StudentScot what is your favorit bug
- Teacherwhat do earwigs do in the daytime
- TeacherWhat do beetles eat?
- Bugscope Teamweevils are sometimes called snout beetles
- StudentMark do you know what they eat
- Teacherwher can earwigs be seen in the summer
- StudentHow many babies can have bugs?
- Teacherlong will there sperm be there
- StudentHi my name is cheska
- TeacherCate, are earwigs related to beetles?
Bugscope Teamno. not really, other than both being insects
- Studentare earwigs danguores to have?
- Studenthow do earwigs attrack their mates?????[:[:[:
Bugscope Teamlikely through pheromones, which are kind of like perfume
- StudentCan a bug still be alive when they lose their leg
Bugscope Teamyes and if they still have a molt left, they can have it back after the molt
- Teacherwhy are they noturnal?
- Studentdoes SJ mean Scot?
Bugscope Teamyes I am on two computers, so good guess -- you are right!
- Teacherare earwigs harmless to people
Bugscope Teamreally they are
- Studentwhy do earwigs tipically spend the day time hours hiding in small dark places?
- StudentDid Bugscope discovered new bugs?
- 1:31 pm
- Teacherhow long do earwigs live
Bugscope Teamthey live for around a year
- StudentSince earwigs wings fold like a fan would it be possible to make a replica out of soft paper?
Bugscope Teamhey yeah that would be cool you could absolutely do it
- StudentAre you there sj???
Bugscope Teamyes but I am Scot now
- Teacheris there evidence that the diesease will be caught by a human
- StudentHi Cate this is Itzel and Natalee
- Teacherwhy are earwigs noturnal?
Bugscope Teamit is a smarter and safer way of living
- Teacherhow do fly grow wings
Bugscope Teamthey get them when the larva molts into an adult
- StudentOh yeah
- Studentwhat are giant cricetomys rat?
- Teacherhow long are their wings
Bugscope Teamcompared to the length of their bodies they are a little short, which is why they don't fly often
- StudentIf is it yes.What kinds of bugs?
- Teacherwhen do females start mating
Bugscope Teamin the fall
- Teacherwhat does metamorphosis mean
- StudentHow does an earwig get their wings?
Bugscope Teamat the last molt, when they shed that last exoskeleton, they have wings. what a nice surprise!
- TeacherHow big can a beetle grow?
- Studentwhat is an earwigs common food?
- Teacherearwigs gather where
- StudentSo, J is your last name!?
Bugscope Teamhis middle name
- Studenthow much do they whei
- Studentdo earwigs do any harm to any animal?
Bugscope Teamprobably only insects and other arthropods that are closer to their size
- Teacheroh okay is it true that earwigs goes inside human's ears and lays eggs in the brain?
Bugscope Teamno, not true, especially the egg part
- Teacherdo they eat other eggs
- Teachercan earwigs clinb trees sj
Bugscope Teamyes they can
- Teacheroh so it is onyl a mtyh
- Studentcan they swim
Bugscope Teamnot very well-- they will either try to get out of the water or drown
- StudentWhen do forceps get their wings scot???
- StudentIs getting their wings part of their life cycle?
- TeacherHow do they survive?
- Studentwhy would earwigs attack nature plants?
Bugscope Teamif they can get food from parts of the plants they are quite happy to attack them
- TeacherCan a earwig live without food?
- 1:36 pm
- Studenthow many legs does a centapid
Bugscope TeamI read that they can actually have as many as 177 pairs of legs! but usually they have 15 pairs
- Studenthow many legs does a millapede have
- StudentCate were can you find parasites
Bugscope Teamfleas and bed bugs are parasites
Bugscope Teamyou can find them in dirty areas
- StudentHow long does it take for earwigs eggs to hatch?[:[:[:
Bugscope Teamaround 7 days
- Teacherhow do they talk each other
Bugscope Teamoften it is through chemical scents that insects communicate
- Studentwhy is it a mith that earwigs crawl into peoples ears at night earwigs crawl into peoples ear and make burrus?
- TeacherCate, How old do they have to be to mate?
Bugscope Teamthey only have to be adults
- Teacherhi are you there
Bugscope TeamHi Amanda!
- Studentdoes an eatrwig die in a humans brain
- Studentcan they climb on walls??
- StudentCate what is your favorit insect
Bugscope Teami like bees and wasps
- Studentwhat is a forewing
- TeacherHow many eggs can a mosquito lay?
- StudentDo earwigs have thin skin considering only few survive in outdoor winter
- Teacherare the antenas straight or curved
- Studentwhy do you call instars developmental stages between molts?
- Teacherdoes a bug get its name by a person or nature or from what it does?
Bugscope Teamall of the above- it depends on the person naming it. It can be named after a person, or where it was found, or something that the insect does
- Studentdo the earwigs have a okward condition in thier body?
- Teacherhow many babies do mosquido lay
Bugscope Teamsome lay from 200 to 300 eggs, and they form a raft that floats on the water with the eggs down
- Studentdo they eat plants
- Teacherare there any other bugs close to an earwig
- StudentHow many eggs can an earwig lay?
Bugscope Teambetween 20-80
- Studentwhat is a earwig a hemimetabolous or a under go??
- Teacherhow many earwigs are there in the world
Bugscope Teamthere are about 2000 species, but probably billions alive in the world at one time
- Teacherwhen do the mother lay their eggs?
- Studentdo they get rabis?
- StudentCate are you there
Bugscope Teamyes i am
- StudentFor earwig how many fossils has been found
- StudentAwww im sorry we have to go.
- Teacherthank you cate
- Teacherbye guys see ya
- StudentGoodbye and thankyou we had a very very great time
- StudentCate why dont earwigs use their wings a lot
Bugscope Teamthey just prefer to crawl around. There probably isn't a big need to use them.
- Studentthank you
- Teacherthank you i had fun
- Teacherthank you scot
- StudentThank you for answering my question. Im sorry i have to log off to go to lunch.
- Studentcate thank you for giving us these wonderful answers but we have to sign out for lunch
- Studentthankyou very much
- Studentthank you for answering bye
- Bugscope TeamThank You!
- Studentthank you for giving me answers
- Studentthankyou we had a wonderful time
- Teachertime for lunch
- Bugscope Teamok bye thanks for using bugscope with us today
- Studentwe are leaving to lunch
- Bugscope TeamWe had fun too!
- 1:41 pm
- Teacherthankyou so much for answering my questions its lunch so i need to go
- Teacheri had fun thank you
- Teacher Cate, Thank you we have to go to lunch
- TeacherThank you for answering my questions. Sorry I have to log off for lunch.
- Studentwe have to go to lunch
- Bugscope TeamBye!
- Studenti have to go to lunch bye
- Teacherthankyou for replying to our questions,we r leaving because we have 2 got2 lunch bye
- Teacherthank you for sharing with us we are going to lunch for a little bit
- TeacherSJ thank you we have to go lunch
Bugscope TeamThank You!
- Studentthank u very much it's time for lunch. bye.[: ]:
- Studentthank you for sharing your imformation.Bye i have to go to lunch .
- Teacherthank you
- StudentThankyou very much it is time for lunch
- TeacherScott thank you we have to go to lunch
- StudentTHANK u.it is lunch.
- Bugscope TeamI think I will go to lunch too!
- Teacherbye guys I had a good time but I have to go to lunch
- Bugscope TeamBye You All!
- Studentthank you bye. I have to go to lunch.