Insect Identification
Insect Identification

Insect Taxonomic Orders

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/28/2015

The Animal Kingdom is a big place, insects being an important part of it.





KINGDOM: Animalia | PHYLUM: Anthropoda
CLASS: Insecta (Insects) | ORDERS:


BLATTODEA
(Cockroaches)


COLEOPTERA
(Beetles)


COLLEMBOLA
(Springtails)


DERMAPTERA
(Earwigs)


DIPLURA
(Diplurans)


DIPTERA
(Mosquito;Fly)


EMBIOPTERA
(Webspinners)


EPHEMEROPTERA
(Mayflies)


GRYLLOBLATTODEA
(Ice Insect)


HEMIPTERA
("True" Bugs)


HOMOPTERA
(Leafhoppers)


HYMENOPTERA
(Bee; Wasp)


ISOPTERA
(Termites)


LEPIDOPTERA
(Butterfly; Moth)


MALLOPHAGA
(Chewing Louse)


MANTODEA
(Mantids)


MEGALOPTERA
(Alder; Dobsonfly)


MICROCORYPHIA
(Bristletail)


NEUROPTERA
(Lacewings)


ODONATA
(Dragonflies; Damselflies)


ORTHOPTERA
(Grasshoppers; Crickets)


PHASMATODEA
(Walkingsticks)


PROTURA
(Proturan)


PSOCOPTERA
(Louse)


RAPHIDOPTERA
(Snakefly)


SIPHONAPTERA
(Fleas)


STREPSIPTERA
(Parasite)


THYSANOPTERA
(Thrips)


THYSANURA
(Silverfish)


TRICHOPTERA
(Caddisfly)


ZORAPTERA
(Zorapteran)

KINGDOM: Animalia | PHYLUM: Anthropoda
CLASS: Arachnida (Spiders) | ORDERS:


ARANEAE
(Spiders)


SCORPIONIDA
(Scorpions)


PSEUDOSCORPIONIDA
(Pseudoscorpion)


UROPYGI
(Windscorpion)


AMBLYPHYGI
(Whipscorpion)


SOLPUGIDA
(Windscorpion)


OPILIONES
(Daddy-Long-Legs)


ACARINA
(Mites; Ticks)