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Why is the insect population of a forest highest in summer?

Do you know Why is the insect population of a forest highest in summer because The lush green foliage of a forest in summer acts as a vast storehouse of the food for insects. Aphides come in huge numbers to nibble at the leaves, and following them, are armies of ants feeding on a sweet substance that the aphides secrete.

Some creature, like caterpillars and moths feed on leaves, others like beetles bore holes into the trunk, while still others attack twigs and buds.

The smaller insects attract  hordes of larger insects like spiders, hornets, and wasps. From ants and bees to beetles, butterflies, cicadas, flies, grasshoppers, and termites-the list goes on and on, to even include an insect called the ‘walking stick’!

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