For educational purposes :
Derived from Graduate Courses at The University of Texas and
The University of California
IDENTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL GROUPS OF INSECTS
The identification of insects is a difficult process that requires persons skilled in specialized groups. Therefore,
greater certainty is achieved by directing specimens to the proper specialists. The keys included herein are designed
to aid in the determination of insect families, and in some cases subfamilies and species as well.
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General Key to Insect Orders, Families, Subfamilies
GLOSSARY -- of Scientific Terms
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NOTE: The keys in this section are in a continuous process of renovation and updating.