THE 28 MAJOR INSECT ORDERS

 

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    Anoplura (Siphunculata) -- sucking lice  <ANOPLURA.htm>

    Coleoptera -- beetles <COLEOPT2.htm>

    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, cockroaches and mantids

<ORTHOP2.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>