Some species of termite queens can lay 40,000 eggs a day!

Brunneria floridana, a species of mantis, consists only of females. There are no males in this species.

Some walking sticks consist of only females and reproduce parthenogenetically, that is, without males. 

Only female bees, wasps and ants can sting. This is because the sting is a modified egg-laying organ called an ovipositor. 

Only female mosquitoes and horse flies bite. They need blood in order to produce eggs. Males feed on nectar. 

There are species of fireflies (lightening bugs) called femme fatales. In these species, the females mimics the flash patterns of other species’ of firefly males in order to lure them to them so they can eat them.

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