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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Class Insecta - Insects

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects

Order Microcoryphia - Bristletails
Order Zygentoma - Silverfish
Order Ephemeroptera - Mayflies
Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies
Order Zoraptera - Zorapterans
Order Dermaptera - Earwigs
Order Plecoptera - Stoneflies
Order Orthoptera - Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids
Order Notoptera - Rock Crawlers
Order Embiidina - Webspinners
Order Phasmida - Walkingsticks
Order Mantodea - Mantids
Order Blattodea - Cockroaches and Termites
Order Thysanoptera - Thrips
Order Hemiptera - True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
Order Psocodea - Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice
Order Megaloptera - Alderflies, Dobsonflies, and Fishflies
Order Raphidioptera - Snakeflies
Order Neuroptera - Antlions, Owlflies, Lacewings, Mantidflies and Allies
Order Strepsiptera - Twisted-winged Insects
Order Coleoptera - Beetles
Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies
Order Trichoptera - Caddisflies
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Order Mecoptera - Scorpionflies, Hangingflies and Allies
Order Siphonaptera - Fleas
Order Diptera - Flies
Order Protorthoptera - Primitive Winged Insects
No Taxon Please Do Not Rearrange Orders--see Taxonomy forum discussion