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Graeme's Insects of Townsville, Australia

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Dictionary

List of common names

Insect morphology

Insect Orders

Resources

Acknowledgements

Most insects pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.

 

 

 

Blattaria - Cockroaches

Coleoptera - Beetles

Collembola - Springtails

Diptera - Flies

 
         

 

Dermaptera - Earwigs

Embioptera - webspinners Ephemeroptera - Mayflies Hemiptera - True bugs  
         

 
Hymenoptera - Wasps, bees, ants Isoptera - Termites Lepidoptera - Butterflies, moths Mantodea - Preying Mantids  
 

 

 

 

 

   
Neuroptera - Lacewings Orthoptera - Grasshoppers Odonata - Dragonflies

Phasmatodea - Stick Insects

 
         

Psocoptera - Booklice Strepsiptera Thysanoptera - Thrips Thysanura - Silverfish  
         

     

Trichoptera - Caddisflies        
         

Disclaimer  I have attempted to correctly name all insects pictured, but there will be errors, so users of this website should not assume that the name associated with a particular insect picture is the correct identification. 

Resources used in identifying the insects on these pages.

A picture of the author.

Meaning of scientific words.

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