Your answer to the previous question was that your insect did not have hamuli.
Does your insect have two small cerci?
If your insect is very small, you may need a magnifying glass to see the cerci, which extend from either side of the tip of the abdomen.
Click one of the following:
Yes, my insect has two cerci.
No, my insect does not have any cerci.
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