Insect orders & families

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Noctuids
Butterflies and moths (order)
Whirligig beetles
Wax and tortoise scales
Deer flies
Tiger beetles
Net-winged beetles
Backswimmers
Honeybees
Flower/hover flies
Sweat bees
Cicadas
Water scorpions
Paper and potter wasps, hornets
Termites (order)
Click beetles
Sphinx or hawk moths
Cuckoo wasps
Dragonflies (suborder)
Earwigs (order)
Treehoppers
Stink bugs
Leaf beetles
Bark and booklice (order)
Predaceous diving beetles
Pygmy grasshoppers
Dobsonflies and fishflies (order)
Narrow-winged damselflies
Geometers or inchworms
Clubtails
Beetles (order)
Bumblebees
Crane flies
Silverfish & Firebrats (order)
Darners
Bees, ants, wasps (order)
Advanced beetles (suborder)
Skippers
Carpet beetles
Weevils
Other bees, ants, wasps (suborder)
Seed bugs
Stoneflies (order)
Midges
Checkered beetles
Walking sticks (order)
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Soldier beetles
Tiger, footman, and lichen moths
Ichneumon waspsKind of an orange-red color, loooong ovipositors
Damselflies (suborder)
House flies
Proturans (order)
Water striders
Blow/bottle flies
Plant bugs
Fleas (order)
Bagworms
Swallowtails
Carpenter bees
Owflies, antlions, lacewings, mantidflies (order)
Thrips (order)
Mantids (order)
Sawflies and horntails (suborder)
Jewel beetles
Spider wasps
Hoppers, cicadas, aphids, whiteflies, scales (order)
Cockroaches (order)
True flies (order)
Skimmers
Scorpionflies (order)
Scarab beetles, dung beetles, chafers
Sexton & carrion beetles
Assassin bugs
Green-eyed dragonflies
True bugs (order)
Giant water bugs/diving bugs
Antlions
Fruit flies
Parasitic wasps/parasitoids (suborder)
Long-horned grasshoppers
Owflies
Ants
Camel crickets
Mosquitoes
Broad-winged damselflies
Flower wasps
Dragonflies & Damselflies (order)
Giant silkworm moths
Twisted-winged parasites (order)
Whites, sulphurs, and yellows
Thread-waisted wasps
Darkling beetles
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Jumping bristletails (order)
Fireflies
Primitive beetles (suborder)
Tachnid flies
Springtails (order)
Aphids
Brush-footed butterflies
Katydids & crickets (suborder)
Sucking and biting lice (order)
Lacewings
Mayflies (order)
Crickets, grasshoppers, katydids (order)
Water boatmen
Spread-winged damselflies
Lady beetles
Caddisflies (order)
Sucking lice (suborder)
Scentless plant bugs
Two-pronged bristletails (order)
Leaf-footed bugs
Leafhoppers
Rove beetles
Horntails
Braconid wasps
Bess beetles
Sawflies
Velvet ants
Robber flies
Flesh flies
Froghoppers, spittlebugs
Hairstreaks, blues, and coppers
Ermine moths
Short-horned grasshoppers
Bees, ants, wasps, parasitoids (suborder)
Mole crickets
Mantidflies
Chalcid wasps
Milkweed butterflies
Grasshoppers (suborder)
Crickets
Biting lice (suborder)
Long-horned beetles
Stag beetles
Water scavenger beetles
Ground beetles

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