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English Spanish Vocabulary – Insects and reptiles Insectos y reptiles Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

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Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to insects and reptiles.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con insectos y reptiles.


Insects and reptiles – Insectos y reptiles

alligator caimán
ant hormiga
bee abeja
beetle escarabajo
butterfly mariposa
caterpillar oruga
centipede ciempiés
chameleon camaleón
cricket grillo
crocodile cocodrilo
dragonfly libélula
eel anguila
firefly luciérnaga
flea pulga
fly mosca
frog rana
grasshopper saltamontes
horsefly tábano
iguana iguana
ladybird mariquita
leech sanguijuela
lice piojos
lizard lagartija
mantis mantis
mosquito mosquito
moth polilla
roach cucaracha
salamander salamandra
scorpion escorpión
snake vívora
spider araña
termite termita
tick garrapata
toad sapo
tortoise tortuga de tierra
turtle tortuga
wasp avispa
worm gusano

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Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.