The Bugs

Class Insecta (insects)

Classifying insects can be a challenging task. Click on the link for a guide on how to classify insects, myriapods, arachnids and crustaceans.

http://www.kendall-bioresearch.co.uk/class.htm#insecta for help with the classification of insects

Coleoptera
Hymenoptera
Hemiptera
Isoptera
Orthoptera
Dermaptera
Diptera
Mantodea
Phasmatodea
Plecoptera
Archeognatha
Thysanura
Ephemeroptera
Odonata
Lepidoptera
Blattodea
Siphonaptera
Strepsiptera
Embioptera
Thysanoptera
Mecoptera

Neuroptera

 

Useful Insect related links

http://museumvictoria.com.au/bugs/resources/classification.aspx

http://anic.ento.csiro.au/insectfamilies/

http://anic.ento.csiro.au/insectfamilies/order_overview.aspx?OrderID=24892&PageID=overview

http://www.australianmuseum.net.au/Insects

http://www.ozanimals.com/australian-insects.html

http://brisbaneinsects.com/pchew_brisbane/index.htm

http://www.aussieeducator.org.au/curriculum/science/animals/insects.html#inima