Flying Insects

Some articles on insects, insect, flying insects, flying:

Paleoentomology - Early Evidence - Odonata
... have the evolutionary potential to give rise to all the different forms and species of insects that we know today ... insemination have occurred at least twice in insect evolution, once in Odonata and once in the other flying insects ... for direct insemination have evolved three times in insects once Odonata, once in mayflies and once in the Neoptera, both mayflies and Neoptera choosing the same solution ...
Kosher Animals - Flying Insects
... See also Kosher locust Deuteronomy 1419 specifies that all "flying creeping things" were to be considered ritually unclean and Leviticus 1120 go further, describing all flying creeping things as filth, Hebrew sheqets ... poetically described as camping in hedges in cold days, but flying off into the far distance when the sun arises for this reason, a number of scholars have suggested that the arbeh must actually be the migratory ...
Hawking (birds) - Ecological Implications
... In temperate climates, the availability of flying insects as a food source is seasonal, and this is probably why many birds that rely on this food source during the breeding season migrate in winter ... the spring than swifts, this correlates with the later profusion of small insects that swifts feed on ... Weather also has an impact on the availability of flying insects ...

Famous quotes containing the words insects and/or flying:

    If the stars that move together as one, disband,
    Flying like insects of fire in a cavern of night,
    Pipperoo, pippera, pipperum . . . The rest is rot.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Now I am alone with the dead,
    flying off bridges,
    hurling myself like a beer can into the wastebasket.
    I am flying like a single red rose,
    leaving a jet stream
    of solitude....
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)