Insecta - Insects


 
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All orders have been arranged alphabetically, as well as the families inside these orders.
 
Coeloptera - Beetles

-Anthicidae - Flower Beetles
-Anthribidae - Broad-headed Weevils
-Carabidae - Ground Beetles
-Chrysomelidae - Leaf Beetles
-Cicindelidae - Tiger Beetles
-Curculionidae - Weevils
-Dytiscidae - Diving Beetles
-Elmidae - Riffle Beetles
-Eucnemidae - False Click Beetles
-Haliplidae - Crawling Water Beetles
-Hydraenidae - Minute Moss Beetles
-Hygrobiidae - Screech Bettles
-Hydrophilidae - Water Beetles
-Nitidulidae - Sap Beetles
-Scarabaeidae - Scarabs
-Staphylinidae - Rove Beetles

 
Dermaptera - Earwigs

-Labiduridae - Earwigs

 
Diptera - Flies, Midges

-Asilidae - Robber Flies
-Dolichopodidae - Long-legged Flies
-Drosophilidae - Vinegar Flies
-Empididae - Dance Flies
-Oestridae - Botflies
-Sarcophagidae - Flesh Flies
-Simuliidae - Black Flies
-Tabanidae - Deer Flies; Horse Flies; Yellow Flies

 
Ephemoptera - Mayflies

-Baetidae - Small Minnow Mayflies
-Ephemeridae - Burrowing Mayflies
-Heptageniidae - Flat-headed Mayflies
-Isonychiidae - Brush-legged Mayflies
-Leptophlebiidae - Pronggilled Mayflies
-Siphlonuridae - Primitive Minnow Mayflies

 
Hemiptera - True Bugs

-Cicadidae - Cicadas
-Lygaeidae - Milkweed Bugs
-Miridae - Capsid Bugs
-Pentatomidae - Shield Bugs
-Pseudococcidae - Mealy Bugs
-Reduviidae - Assassin Bugs

 
Hymenoptera - Bees

-Apidae - True Bees
-Andrenidae - Mining Bees
-Colletidae - Plasterer Bees, Yellow-faced Bees
-Halictidae - Sweat Bees
-Melittidae - Melittid Bees
-Mutillidae - Velvet Ants
-Vespidae - Wasps

 
Lepidoptera - Butterflies

-Arctiidae - Tiger Moths
-Cosmopterigidae - Cosmet Moths
-Ethmiidae
-Geometridae - Geometrid Moths
-Gracillariidae - Leaf Miners
-Hepialidae - Swift Moths
-Lycaenidae (incl. Riodinidae) - Blues
-Nepticulidae - Midget Moths; Pigmy Moths
-Noctuidae - Owlet Moths
-Notodontidae - Prominents
-Nymphalidae (incl. Danaidae; Libytheidae; Satyridae) - Brush-footed Butterflies
-Papilionidae - Swallowtails
-Pieridae - Whites
-Psychidae - Bag Worms
-Pyralidae - Pyralid Moths
-Tischeriidae
-Uraniidae - Swallotail Moths
-Yponomeutidae (incl. Argyresthiidae) - Ermine Moths
-Zygaenidae - Burnet Moths; Forester Moths

 
Odonata - Dragonflies

-Coenagrionidae - Slender Damselflies
-Corduliidae - Emerald Dragonflies
-Gomphidae - Clubtail Dragonflies
-Lestidae - Spread-winged Damselflies
-Libellulidae - Short Dragonflies
-Platystictidae - Shadowdamsels
-Protoneuridae - Threadtail Damselflies
-Pseudostigmatidae - Helicopter Damselflies

 
Orthoptera - Crickets; Grasshoppers; Locusts

-Acrididae - Grasshoppers; Locusts
-Eumastacidae - Monkey Grasshoppers
-Gryllidae - Crickets
-Tettigoniidae - Bush-Crickets; Katydids

 
Phasmatodea - Stick Insects

-Diapheromeridae - Stick Insects

 
Phthiroptera - Lice

-Goniodidae - Feather Lice
-Haematopinidae - Mammal Lice
-Menoponidae - Feather Lice
-Philopteridae - Feather Lice

 
Plecoptera - Stoneflies

-Capniidae - Small Winter Stoneflies
-Chloroperlidae - Green Stoneflies
-Leuctridae - Rolled-winged Stoneflies
-Perlidae - Common Stoneflies
-Perlodidae

 
Trichoptera - Caddisflies

-Conoesucidae - Australian Caddisflies
-Glossosomatidae - Little Black Caddisflies
-Hydrobiosidae
-Hydropsychidae - Netspinning Caddisflies
-Hydroptilidae - Microcaddisflies
-Leptoceridae - Long Horned Caddisflies
-Limnephilidae - Northern Caddisflies
-Rhyacophilidae - Free-living Caddisflies
-Uenoidae - Stonecase Caddisflies