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Holdings

Orders of insects in USU collection

By selecting an insect order from the following list, you will be taken to the appropriate page of Families within that order.

If the holdings for a particular family are large, it may be necessary to select a Genus from within the particular family.

Orders are arranged alphabetically.

Blattaria

(Cockroaches)

Megaloptera

(Dobsonflies, Fishflies, Alderflies)

Coleoptera

(Beetles)

Neuroptera

(Snakeflies, Lacewings, etc.)

Dermaptera

(Earwigs)

Odonata

(Dragonflies and Damselflies)

Diptera

(true Flies)

Orthoptera

(Grasshoppers, Katydids & Crickets)

Embioptera

(webspinners)

Phasmida

(Walkingsticks & Leaf insects)

Ephemeroptera

(Mayflies)

Plecoptera

(Stoneflies)

Hemiptera

(true Bugs)

Psocoptera

(Psocids)

Homoptera

(Cicadas, aphids, scales, hoppers, etc.)

Pthiraptera

(Lice)

Hymenoptera

(Ants, Wasps, Bees, etc.)

Siphonaptera

(Fleas)

Isoptera

(Termites)

Strepsiptera

(Twisted-wing Parasites)

Lepidoptera

(Butterflies & Moths)

Thysanoptera

(Thrips)

Mantodea

(Praying Mantids)

Trichoptera

(Caddisflies)

Mecoptera

(Scorpionflies)