Taxoboxes 461

1 Entognatha: non-insect hexapods (Collembola, Diplura, and Protura), 461

2 Archaeognatha (or Microcoryphia; bristletails), 463

3 Zygentoma (silverfish), 464

4 Ephemeroptera (mayflies), 465

5 Odonata (damselflies and dragonflies), 466

6 Plecoptera (stoneflies), 468

7 Dermaptera (earwigs), 469

8 Embioptera (Embiidina; embiopterans or webspinners), 470

9 Zoraptera (zorapterans), 471

10 Orthoptera (grasshoppers, locusts, katydids, and crickets), 471

11 Phasmatodea (phasmids, stick-insects or walking sticks), 472

12 Grylloblattodea (Grylloblattaria or Notoptera; grylloblattids, or ice or rock crawlers), 474

13 Mantophasmatodea (heelwalkers), 474

14 Mantodea (mantids, mantises, or praying mantids), 476

15 Blattodea: roach families (cockroaches or roaches), 476

16 Blattodea: epifamily Termitoidae (former order Isoptera; termites), 478

17 Psocodea: "Psocoptera" (bark lice and book lice), 479

18 Psocodea: "Phthiraptera" (chewing lice and sucking lice), 480

19 Thysanoptera (thrips), 481

20 Hemiptera (bugs, cicadas, leafhoppers, planthoppers, spittle bugs, treehoppers, aphids, jumping plant lice, scale insects, and whiteflies), 482

21 Neuropterida: Neuroptera (lacewings, owlflies, and antlions), Megaloptera (alderflies, dobsonflies, and fishflies) and Raphidioptera (snakeflies), 484

22 Coleoptera (beetles), 487

23 Strepsiptera (strepsipterans), 488

24 Diptera (flies), 490

25 Mecoptera (hangingflies, scorpionflies, and snowfleas), 491

26 Siphonaptera (fleas), 492

2 7 Trichoptera (caddisflies), 494

28 Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), 495

29 Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps, sawflies, and wood wasps), 497

Glossary, 499

References, 52 7

Index, 535

Appendix: A reference guide to orders, 559

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