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Insect Orders

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Mecoptera (scorpionflies): head elongate with slender mandibulate mouthparts, crossviened wings and males external genitalia recurved looks like a scorpion's tail. Insect Orders, Pictures Of Insects, Beauty Science, Beetle Insect, Cool Bugs, Praying Mantis, Bugs And Insects, Scorpion, Exotic Pets

Mecoptera (scorpionflies): head elongate with slender mandibulate mouthparts, crossviened wings and males external genitalia recurved looks like a scorpion's tail.

Mecoptera (scorpionflies): head elongate with slender mandibulate mouthparts, crossviened wings and males external genitalia recurved looks like a scorpion's tail. Insect Orders, Pictures Of Insects, Beauty Science, Beetle Insect, Cool Bugs, Praying Mantis, Bugs And Insects, Scorpion, Exotic Pets

Mecoptera (scorpianflies): head elongate with slender mandibulate mouthparts, slender/crossviened wings, male genitalia recurved and looks like a scorpion.

Neuroptera (lacewings): 2 membranous wings of similar size, complex wing venation, wings held tent-like at rest, large compound eyes, well developed chewing/pinching mouthparts. Animals Of The World, Small Animals, Insect Orders, Trout Food, Fish Food, Lacewings, The Incredibles, Dragonflies, Spiders

Neuroptera (lacewings): 2 membranous wings of similar size, complex wing venation, wings held tent-like at rest, large compound eyes, well developed chewing/pinching mouthparts.

Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies): sucking mouthparts (haustellum), large compound eyes, 2 pairs of membranous wings with overlapping scales. Insect Orders, Butterfly Pictures, White Butterfly, Albino, Patterns In Nature, Colorful Birds, Beautiful Butterflies, Natural World, Amazing Nature

Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies): sucking mouthparts (haustellum), large compound eyes, 2 pairs of membranous wings with overlapping scales.

Collembola (springtails): elongate/cylindrical shape, beaded antennae, mouthparts hidden by cheeks, forked-tail organ. Insect Orders, Reptiles, Bugs, Environment, Shape, Animals, Life, Beetles, Insects

Collembola (springtails): elongate/cylindrical shape, beaded antennae, mouthparts hidden by cheeks, forked-tail organ.

Strepsiptera: large berry-like eyes, fan-like antennae, forewings reduced to knobs and large membranous hind wings. Insect Orders, Pictures Of Insects, University Of Cincinnati, Little Monsters, Creepy, Places To Visit, Sleeve Tattoos, Berry, Wings

Strepsiptera: 1-8mm, large berry-like eyes, fan-like antennae, forewings reduced to knobs and large membranous hind wings.

Diptera: One pair of membranous wings,hind wings became halteres, sucking mouthparts and short antennae. Insect Orders, Creative Thinking, Google Images, Insects, Wings, House, Life, Adjustable Dumbbells, Home

Diptera: One pair of membranous wings,hind wings became halteres, sucking mouthparts and short antennae.

Megaloptera: Dark coloured and flexible bodies, 2 pairs of membranous wings of same size often with dark patches, at rest wings are held roof-like over the body. Insect Orders, Fishing Tips, Fish Recipes, Insects, Fish Food, Bodies, Patches, Wings, Rest

Megaloptera: Dark coloured and flexible bodies, 2 pairs of membranous wings of same size often with dark patches, at rest wings are held roof-like over the body.

Thysanoptera (thrips): small, slender and elongate body parts, sucking/rasping mouthparts,when winged it has 2 pairs of slender membranous/fringed wings. Insect Orders, Pictures Of Insects, Animal Agriculture, Pest Control, Plant Leaves, Body Parts, Bugs, California, Pairs

Thysanoptera (thrips): small, slender and elongate body parts, sucking/rasping mouthparts,when winged it has 2 pairs of slender membranous/fringed wings.

Pscoptera (barklice/booklice): head prominent, "neck," 2 pairs of wings/wingless, wings held tent-like, front wings larger than hind wings. Insect Orders, Larger, Tent, Insects, Wings, Pairs, Animals, Store, Animales

Pscoptera (barklice/booklice): head prominent, "neck," 2 pairs of wings/wingless, wings held tent-like, front wings larger than hind wings.

Phthiraptera (lice): small, eyes reduced/absent,antennae short, suctorial/ mandibulate mouthparts. Insect Orders, Pictures Of Insects, Amazing Nature, Bugs, Creepy, Animals, Animales, Animaux, Beetles

Phthiraptera (lice): small, eyes reduced/absent,antennae short, suctorial/ mandibulate mouthparts.

Protura: tiny, elongate/cylindrical body, eyes and antennae absent. Insect Orders, Octopus, Animals, Bugs, Image, Environment, Animales, Animaux, Beetles

Protura: tiny, elongate/cylindrical body, eyes and antennae absent.

Diplura: abdomen with 10 visible segments, 2 cerci long/forceps-like Insect Orders, Bugs, Creepy, Insects, Beetles

Diplura: abdomen with 10 visible segments, 2 cerci long/forceps-like

Archaeognatha (bristletails): elogate body that tapers towards the back, wingless, compound eyes, 3 slender cerci with the middle one much longer. Insect Orders, Science Today, Silverfish, Moth, The Secret, Evolution, Bugs, Animals, Life List

Archaeognatha (bristletails): elogate body that tapers towards the back, wingless, compound eyes, 3 slender cerci with the middle one much longer.

Ephemeroptera (mayflies): 2 pairs of membranous wings, hindwings much smaller than forewings, short antennae and very long terminal filaments. Insect Orders, Aquatic Insects, Insect Wings, Mayfly, A Bug's Life, Animal Science, Fly Tying Patterns, Fly Fishing, Fishing Tips

Ephemeroptera (mayflies): 2 pairs of membranous wings, hindwings much smaller than forewings, short antennae and 2/3 very long terminal filaments.

Siphonaptera (fleas): laterally compressed bodies, enlarged hind legs, backward pointing hairs, small antennae that tuck away into grooves on the head. Insect Orders, Pictures Of Insects, Fleas, Bodies, Google Search, Animals

Siphonaptera (fleas): laterally compressed bodies, enlarged hind legs, backward pointing hairs, small antennae that tuck away into grooves on the head.