Line Symmetry in Insects

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Insects & Bilateral Symmetry

Bilateral Symmetry (bi=two & lateral =sides) is another name for Line Symmetry. The left side of the animal is a mirror image of the right. Insects have bilateral symmetry.

Bees, house flies, cockroaches, ants, mosquitoes and beetles all have symmetry.

What the Ninjas Say:

Ninja One – ‘Bilateral Symmetry is another way of saying Line of Symmetry’.
Ninja Two – ‘It means the left side is an EXACT reflection of the right side’

What is symmetry?

Symmetry of Insects

Nina Three – Line symmetry is all around us when we really start to look!

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