Order COLEOPTERA ~Beetles. Usuallyhard-bodiedinsects, with frontwings thickened andmeeting in a straightline down back;antennae nearlyalways with 10 ormore segments;mouth partschewing.
Order LEPIDOPTERA ~Butterflies. Gaudydiurnal insects withscaled wings that arelarge in proportion tobody; antennaeknobbed but neverhooked at tip, andclose together atbase; wings at restoften held togetherabove body.
Order LEPIDOPTERA ~Moths. Nocturnal(rarely diurnal)Lepidoptera withantennae threadlike orfeathery (not clubbedas in butterflied); atrest, wings usually heldhorizontal or roof likeover body.
Order DIPTERA ~Flies. With only 1pair of wings (mostother insects have 2pairs).
Order HYMENOPTERA ~Sawflies, Wasps, and Bees.Narrow waisted to a greateror lesser degree. Bees differfrom wasps in being morehairy, with the body hairsbranched, more robust, andthe 1st segment of the handtarsi is usually elongatedand flattened; two pairs ofmembranous wings
Order PHASMIDA~Common name: Walking sticks
Order PHASMIDA~ Leaf Bug
ClassificationKingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ArthropodaClass: InsectaThe Class Insecta contains the following subgroups: Order: Archaeognatha (bristletails) Order: Thysanura (silverfish) Order: Ephemeroptera (mayflies) Order: Odonata (damselflies and dragonflies) Order: Orthoptera (crickets and grasshoppers) Order: Plecoptera (stoneflies) Order: Grylloblattodea (rock crawlers) Order: Phasmotodea (stick and leaf insects)