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Once the plant surface is covered, insects have a really difficult time inserting either their mouthparts or ovipositors into the plants to do damage.
A tick’s entire life is the rapacious search for a living being to sink its mouthparts into.
Mosquitoes use heat sensors around their mouthparts to detect the warmth of your body. 19.
Twisting or jerking can cause the mouthparts to break off and remain in the skin.
Their mouthparts bruise then suck sap from foliage including flowering plants, trees, evergreens, roses and shrubs, vegetables and house plants.
The adult female beetle lays her eggs in the far end of the twig, then uses her very sharp mouthparts to score the small branch around and around.
Now the fate of these trees—and our ability to defend them—rests in the mouthparts of a tiny gray moth.
As Gabbatiss reports, instead of the usual ant mouthparts, Vladi has two large mandibular blades.
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