Translation of insect in Spanish:

insect

insecto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɪnˌsɛkt//ˈɪnsɛkt/

noun

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    insecto masculine
    insect spray repelente en espray masculine
    • This insect is among the most damaging arthropod pests of pears in North America and Europe.
    • Few other studies have correlated the influence of the full moon with behaviour of animals or insects.
    • For Buddhists, there is no difference between insects and larger animals.
    • Useful insects such as bees or natural parasites and predators of pests may be affected by pesticide residues.
    • Carnivorous animals will eat live insects and some will eat mice and rats.
    • The pods release a gas that kills insects and animals that may be living in cargo.
    • Each tree is a city to nature inhabited by mosses, birds, insects and small animals.
    • The flightless birds and insects of such islands had clearly lost a highly complex function.
    • Surviving juveniles disperse to the riffles and runs of the river to live on insect larvae and small crustaceans.
    • In the late afternoon there will be time for a nature walk to spot desert animals, birds and insects.
    • The whole idea behind fly fishing is to mimic the different insects and aquatic animals fish feed on.
    • Plants can use indirect defence mechanisms to protect themselves against herbivorous insects.
    • Voices that would seem possible only from the throat of a bird in fact arise from the wings of an insect.
    • It was an unusual insect, with coloured wings that faded from red to yellow.
    • In winter it feeds on the larvae of flying insects, and starts breeding very early in the season.
    • The Taverham visitor spent much time hunting for insects and larvae among fallen leaves in scrubby woodland.
    • Being dinner for a swarm of insects is nobody's idea of a good time.
    • They have sections for amphibians, insects, mammals, fish, reptiles and more.
    • If everyone keeps their promise this will also make a real difference to all sorts of wildlife from insects to birds.
    • Mammals, birds, insects and plants have been monitored in the strips for five years.