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Alberta Environment and Parks: The Yucca Moth site description for Alberta Environment and Parks: The Yucca Moth
From Alberta Environment and Parks, this site on the Yucca Moth includes a description, distribution, natural history, reproduction and growth, and conservation and management. 
http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/invertebrates/butterflies-moths/yucca-moth.aspx

 
Alberta Environment and Parks: Mosquitoes site description for Alberta Environment and Parks: Mosquitoes
From Alberta Environment and Parks, this site on mosquitoes provides a description and information on their life cycle. 
http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/invertebrates/mosquitoes.aspx

 
Alberta Environment and Parks: Ground Beetles site description for Alberta Environment and Parks: Ground Beetles
From Alberta Environment and Parks, this site provides a description of ground beetles, information on their natural armor, food and feeding and reproduction. 
http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/invertebrates/ground-beetles.aspx

 
Alberta Environment and Parks: Grasshoppers site description for Alberta Environment and Parks: Grasshoppers
From Alberta Environment and Parks, this site provides a description and information about habitat and reproduction of grasshoppers. 
http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/invertebrates/grasshoppers.aspx

 
Alberta Environment and Parks: Bees and Wasps site description for Alberta Environment and Parks: Bees and Wasps
From Alberta Environment and Parks, information about bees and bee colonies and wasps are provided. 
http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/invertebrates/bees.aspx

 
Alberta Environment and Parks: Ants site description for Alberta Environment and Parks: Ants
This site from Alberta Environment and Parks includes a description and information about habitat and social organization, food and reproduction. 
http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/invertebrates/ants.aspx

 
Hinterland Who's Who: Bumble Bees site description for Hinterland Who's Who: Bumble Bees
Hinterland's Who's Who provides a description of the Bumble Bee on this page. Be sure to check out all of the information linked on the tabs - Description, Habitat and habits, Range, Feeding, Breeding, Conservation and Resources - and view the video clips. 
http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/invertebrates/bumble-bees.html

 
Virtual Museum of Canada - Butterflies North and South site description for Virtual Museum of Canada - Butterflies North and South
This virtual exhibit will help you to identify that beautiful butterfly in your backyard. It features a gallery of butterflies native to Canada and Peru, information on the butterfly lifecycle, lesson plans for teachers, activities, games and a glossary. 
http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/virtual-exhibits/exhibit/butterflies-north-and-south/

 
Hinterland Who's Who: Monarch Butterfly site description for Hinterland Who's Who: Monarch Butterfly
Hinterland's Who's Who provides a description of the monarch butterfly on this page. Be sure to check out all of the information linked on the tabs - Description, Habitat and habits, Range, Feeding, Breeding, Conservation and Resources - and view the video clips. 
http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/invertebrates/monarch-butterfly.html

 
Children's Butterfly Site site description for Children's Butterfly Site
This website provides the answers to many common questions about butterflies and moths. There are also colouring pages that show the life cycle of the monarch butterfly and a great photo gallery. 
http://www.kidsbutterfly.org/life-cycle

 
CGKids Animal Facts - Monarch Butterfly site description for CGKids Animal Facts - Monarch Butterfly
This animal fact sheet from Canadian Geographic provides basic information on the Monarch Butterfly, including fast facts, physiology, habits/behaviour and range. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/monarch_butterfly.asp

 
Hinterland Who's Who: Mosquito site description for Hinterland Who's Who: Mosquito
Hinterland's Who's Who provides a description of the mosquito on this page. Be sure to check out all of the information linked on the tabs - Description, Habitat and habits, Range, Feeding, Breeding, Conservation and Resources - and view the video clips. 
http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/invertebrates/mosquito.html

 
Bug Facts site description for Bug Facts
Learn all about butterflies, ants, beetles, moths, flies and more. Click on the name of an insect to get to a more detailed profile and image of that creature. 
http://www.bugfacts.net/insects.php

 
San Diego Zoo: Insects site description for San Diego Zoo: Insects
This site is really buzzing with pictures, sounds and information about bugs. Click on the image slideshow to learn more about the featured bugs. 
http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animals/insects

 
CGKids Animal Facts: Ladybugs site description for CGKids Animal Facts: Ladybugs
Get the facts about ladybugs from Canadian Geographic. You can learn about ladybug bodies, why farmers value this insect and where they live. Be sure to click on the link for Anatomy of the Ladybug. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/lady_bug.asp

 
CGKids Animal Facts - Grasshopper site description for CGKids Animal Facts - Grasshopper
This animal fact sheet from Canadian Geographic provides basic information on the grasshopper, including fast facts, physiology, habits/behaviour and range. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/grasshopper.asp

 
Parks Canada: Beetle Anatomy site description for Parks Canada: Beetle Anatomy
Learn all about the anatomy of the mountain pine beetle, diagrammed completely with body parts. 
http://www.pc.gc.ca/docs/v-g/dpp-mpb/sec2/dpp-mpb2c_E.asp

 
Parks Canada: A Beetle's Life site description for Parks Canada: A Beetle's Life
View a diagram of the life cycle and learn about the mountain pine beetle from the audio file presentation of Dr. Les Safranyik of the Canadian Forest Service. 
http://www.pc.gc.ca/docs/v-g/dpp-mpb/sec2/dpp-mpb2a_E.asp

 
Insects.org site description for Insects.org
This site aims to help you really see insects for the miniature marvels they represent and to understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures. The four key sections included: descriptions/photos, a multi-issue digest, educational resources, and other useful links.  
http://www.insects.org/

 
Insects of Alberta site description for Insects of Alberta
You will find photographs on this site that will allow you to identify the most commonly occurring insects in Alberta and some of the rarer ones too! 
http://www.insectsofalberta.com/main.htm

 
National Geographic: Honeybee site description for National Geographic: Honeybee
This short profile of the honeybee includes a description, distribution map, diagram showing relative size and an audio clip. 
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/bugs/honeybee/
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