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Orthoptera
Crickets, Katydids, Grasshoppers
- incomplete metamorphosis
- tegmena
- jumping hindlegs
-herbivores
-sound communication
-cryptic and warning coloration depending on the species
Phasmatodea
Walking Sticks
- incomplete metamorphosis
- some have lost wings
- long bodies
- reproduce through parthenogenesis
- slow
- cryptic coloration
Mantodea
Praying Mantids
-incomplete metamorphosis
- two wings
- large eyes
-raptorial forelimbs
Blattodea
Cockroaches and Termites
- incomplete metamorphosis
- only alates have wings
-cursorial legs
- flattened body
Psocodea
Wood Lice and True Lice (psocids and parasitic lice)
- incomplete metamorphosis
- no wings
Thysanoptera
Thrips
- incomplete metamorphosis
- fringed wings (2 pair)
- tube-shaped bodies
- piercing, rasping mouthparts
- herbivores
- major greenhouse pests
Hemiptera
true bugs, stink bugs, water striders, kissing bugs
- incomplete metamorphosis
- hemelytra (two pairs)
- no wings on nymphs
- piercing or sucking mouthparts
Old Homoptera
cicadas, hoppers, psylids, whiteflys, aphids, adeglids, scales, mealybugs
- now part of hemiptera
Neuroptera
lacewings, ant lions, owl flies, dobson flies
- complete metamorphosis
- two pairs of wings with clear and intricately netted veins
- predators
- ice-tong mouthparts
Coleoptera
beetles
- complete metamorphosis
- first pair of wings has been converted into a protective shell
- chewing mouthparts
- biggest order of insects, 350,000 species
Diptera
true flies
- complete metamorphosis
- one pair of wings
- halteres for second pair
- varying mouthparts
- predators and herbivores
- many pests
- spread diseases
Siphonaptera
fleas
- complete metamorphosis
- no wings
- body flattened side to side
- combs hold them on host
- jumping adults
- blood suckers
-black plague
Lepidoptera
butterflies and moths
- complete metamorphosis
- 2 pairs of wings covered in scales
- siphoning mouthparts
- herbivorous caterpillar larvae
- pests
Hymenoptera
sawflies, wasps, ants, bees, and parasitoids
- complete metamorphosis
- 2 pairs of membranous wings
- ususally chewing mouthparts, but bees have a probosicis
- well developed compound eyes
- hamuli
- many pests
Zygentoma
silverfish and firebrats
- no metamorphosis
- no wings
- long antenae
- flattened bodies
- cerci
- detritovores in soil
- minor pests to old paper
Collembola
springtaills, snow fleas
- no metamorphosis
- not insects
- no wings
- furcula spring on butt to flip
- mate with spermatophores
- no trachea or malphaghian tubules
Odonata
dragon flies and damsel flies
- incomplete metamorphosis
- two pairs of wings that don't fold
large eyes
- labial masks can be shot outward to grasp preyin freshwater
Ephemeroptera
mayflies
- incomplete metamorphosis
- gossamer wings
- large eyes
- super short adult life
- nymphs have 3 cerci
- larvae have gills
- freshwater
Plecoptera
stone flies
- incomplete metamorphosis
- two pairs of wings that fold flat over the abdomen
- long antennae
- 2 caudal cerci
Trichoptera
caddisflies
- incomplete metamorphosis
- two pairs of wings that fold flat over the abdomen
- long antennae
- 2 caudal cerci