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                              PRINCIPAL GROUPS OF INSECTS


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Orders of Insects


Principal Groups of Insect Parasites & Predators


Insect Identification


Guide to Insect Families


Key References to Biologies


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                                     Orders of Insects


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    Coleoptera -- beetles <coleopt2.htm>

    (Class: Entognatha = Collembola) -- springtails <collembo.htm>

    Dermaptera -- earwigs <dermapt2.htm>

    Diplura -- diplurans <diplura.htm>

    Diptera -- true flies <diptera2.htm>

    Embioptera -- webspinners <embiopt.htm>

    Ephemeroptera -- mayflies <ephem2.htm>

    Hemiptera -- true bugs <hemipt.htm>

    Homoptera -- cicadas, hoppers, aphids, whiteflies scale insects <homopt.htm>

    Hymenoptera -- sawflies, ichneumons, chalcids, wasps, ants, bees <hymen2.htm>

    Isoptera -- termites <isoptera.htm>

    Lepidoptera -- butterflies and moths <lepid2.htm>

    Mallophaga -- bird lice, chewing lice <mallopha.htm>

    Mecoptera -- scorpionflies <mecopt.htm>

    Microcoryphia -- jumping bristletails <microcor.htm>

    Neuroptera -- dobsonflies, fishflies, snakeflies, lacewings, antlions <neurop2.htm>

    Odonata -- dragonflies and damselflies <odonata2.htm>

    Orthoptera -- grasshoppers, katydids, crickets, walking sticks, and mantids

<orthop2.htm>     Blattaria = cockroaches

    Phthiraptera (Anoplura, Siphunculata) -- sucking lice  <anoplura.htm>

    Plecoptera -- stoneflies <plecop2.htm>

    Protura -- proturans or telsontails <protura.htm>

    Psocoptera  (Corrodentia)-- psocids <psocop2.htm>

    Siphonaptera -- fleas <siphonap.htm>

    Strepsiptera -- twisted-wing parasites <streps2.htm>

    Thysanoptera -- thrips <thysao2.htm>

    Thysanura -- bristletails, silverfish, firebrats <thysu2.htm>

    Trichoptera -- caddisflies <tricho2.htm>

    Zoraptera  -- zorapterans <zorapt.htm>