Modification:Ark Project/Animals/Arthropods/Insects

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Palaeoptera (non-folding-wing insects)[edit]

Ephemeroptera (mayflies)[edit]

Small mayfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baetidae

Flat-headed mayfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heptageniidae

Prong-gilled mayfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leptophlebiidae

Burrowing mayfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephemeridae

Spiny crawler mayfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephemerellidae

Small squaregill mayfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caenidae

Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies)[edit]

Anisoptera (dragonflies)[edit]

Dragonfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragonfly

Zygoptera (damselflies)[edit]

Damselfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damselfly

Neoptera (flexible-winged insects)[edit]

Blattaria (cockroaches)[edit]

Green banana cockroach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_banana_cockroach

Hissing cockroach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madagascar_hissing_cockroach

Brown-banded cockroach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown-banded_cockroach

Wood cockroach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pennsylvania_wood_cockroach

Water cockroach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oriental_cockroach

Brown cockroach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_cockroach

Desert cockroach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert_cockroach

Coleoptera (beetles)[edit]

Adephaga[edit]

Carabidae (ground beetles)[edit]

Bombardier beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardier_beetle

Tiger beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_beetle

Sun beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amara

Blue ground beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_ground_beetle

Golden ground beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_ground_beetle

Dytiscidae (predaceous diving beetles)[edit]

Diving beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dytiscidae

Gyrinidae (whirligig beetles)[edit]

Whirligig beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whirligig_beetle

Archostemata[edit]

Hydroscaphidae (skiff beetles)[edit]

Skiff beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydroscaphidae

Myxophaga[edit]

No interesting families.

Polyphaga[edit]

Anobiidae (wood-borer beetles)[edit]

Wood-borer beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anobiidae

Bostrichidae (auger beetles)[edit]

Auger beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bostrichidae

Dermestidae (skin beetles)[edit]

Skin beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dermestidae

Cerambycidae (longhorn beetles)[edit]

Longhorn beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longhorn_beetle

Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles)[edit]

Leaf beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leaf_beetle

Cleridae (checkered beetles)[edit]

Checkered beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleridae

Coccinellidae (ladybugs)[edit]

Ladybug http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccinellidae

Cucujidae (flat bark beetles)[edit]

Flat bark beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cucujidae

Endomychidae (handsome fungus beetles)[edit]

Handsome fungus beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endomychidae

Erotylidae (pleasing fungus beetles)[edit]

Pleasing fungus beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erotylidae

Nitidulidae (sap beetles)[edit]

Sap beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sap_beetle

Anthribidae (fungus weevils)[edit]

Fungus weevil http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthribidae

Attelabidae (leaf-rolling weevils)[edit]

Leaf-rolling weevil http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attelabidae

Curculionidae (weevils)[edit]

Weevil http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curculionidae

Meloidae (blister beetles)[edit]

Blister beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blister_beetle (Secretes contact poison that causes blistering.)

Mordellidae (tumbling flower beetles)[edit]

Tumbling flower beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mordellidae

Pyrochroidae (fire-coloured beetles)[edit]

Fire-colored beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire-coloured_beetle

Ripiphoridae (wedge-shaped beetles)[edit]

Wedge-shaped beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ripiphoridae (Parasitic.)

Tenebrionidae (darkling beetles)[edit]

Darkling beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darkling_beetle

Zopherinae (ironclad beetles)[edit]

Ironclad beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zopherinae

Buprestidae (jewel beetles)[edit]

Jewel beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buprestidae

Heteroceridae (variegated mud-loving beetles)[edit]

Variegated mud-loving beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heteroceridae

Psephenidae (water-penny beetles)[edit]

Water-penny beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water-penny_beetles

Cantharidae (soldier beetles)[edit]

Soldier beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soldier_beetle

Elateridae (click beetles)[edit]

Click beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Click_beetle

Lampyridae (fireflies)[edit]

Firefly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firefly (already included)

Lycidae (net-winged beetles)[edit]

Net-winged beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycidae

Phengodidae (glowworm beetles)[edit]

Glowworm beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phengodidae (Glowworms are the larvae.)

Geotrupidae (dor beetles)[edit]

Dor beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geotrupidae (Deep burrows.)

Lucanidae (stag beetles)[edit]

Stag beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stag_beetle

Passalidae (bess beetles)[edit]

Bess beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passalidae

Pleocomidae (rain beetles)[edit]

Rain beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rain_beetle

Scarabaeidae (scarab beetles)[edit]

Flower chafer beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower_chafer

Rhinoceros beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinoceros_beetle

Cockchafer beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cockchafer (Could go with "spang beetle" for a more G-rated name.)

Summer beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotinis_nitida

Dung beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarabaeinae

Bee beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee_beetle

Trogidae (hide beetles)[edit]

Hide beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trogidae

Histeridae (clown beetles)[edit]

Clown beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Histeridae

Hydrophilidae (water scavenger beetles)[edit]

Water scavenger beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrophilidae

Leiodidae (round fungus beetles)[edit]

Round fungus beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiodidae

Amber cave beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leptodirus_hochenwartii

Silphidae (carrion beetles)[edit]

Carrion beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silphidae

Staphylinidae (rove beetles)[edit]

Rove beetle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rove_beetle

Dermaptera (earwigs)[edit]

UNFINISHED

Diptera (flies)[edit]

Nematocera (mosquitoes, crane flies, gnats, and midges)[edit]

Phantom midge http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaoboridae

Mosquito http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosquito

Solitary midge http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thaumaleidae

Black fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_fly

Biting midge http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceratopogonidae

Wood gnat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anisopodidae

March fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bibionidae

Gall gnat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecidomyiidae

Fungus gnat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mycetophilidae

Moth fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychodidae

Dung midge http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scatopsidae

Long-bodied crane fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cylindrotomidae

Snow fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chionea (Flightless, has antifreeze in its blood.)

Hairy-eyed crane fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pediciidae

Crane fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crane_fly

Brachycera (other flies)[edit]

Asilomorpha[edit]

Flower-loving fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apiocera

Robber fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asilidae

Bee fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombyliidae

Stiletto fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therevidae

Dance fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hybotidae

Long-legged fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolichopodidae

Dagger fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empididae

Small-headed fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acroceridae

Muscomorpha[edit]

Scuttle fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoridae

Spear-winged fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lonchopteridae

Flat-footed fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platypezidae

Hoverfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoverfly

Thick-headed fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conopidae

Lance fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lonchaeidae

Cheese fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheese_fly (Responsible for the famously disgusting casu marzu.)

Signal fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platystomatidae

Peacock fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tephritidae

Picture-winged fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Picture-winged_fly

Stilt-legged fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micropezidae

Stalk-eyed fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stalk-eyed_fly (Freaky looking, even for an insect.)

Kelp fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coelopidae

Ensign fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepsidae

Marsh fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sciomyzidae

Beetle fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celyphidae

Leaf-miner fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agromyzidae

Shore fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephydridae

Fruit fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drosophila

Grass fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chloropidae

Housefly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscidae

Dung fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scathophagidae

Blowfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calliphoridae

Botfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botfly (Lays eggs in human flesh!)

Flesh fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flesh-fly

Tachinid fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tachinidae

Tsetse fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsetse_fly

Louse fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippoboscidae

Stratiomyomorpha[edit]

Timber fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantophthalmidae

Soldier fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratiomyidae

Tabanomorpha[edit]

Snipe fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhagionidae

Deer fly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deer_fly

Marsh horsefly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabanus_autumnalis

Pale horsefly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabanus_bovinus

Striped horsefly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabanus_lineola

Hymenoptera (wasps, bees, ants, and sawflies)[edit]

Apocrita (wasps, bees, ants)[edit]

Andrenidae (mason bees)[edit]

Sand bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrena

Apidae (various bees)[edit]

Digger bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthophorini

Honeybee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honey_bee

Bumblebee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bumblebee

Orchid bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euglossini (Atypical bee, often NOT eusocial.)

Stingless bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stingless_bee

Cuckoo bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nomadinae (Wasp-like in appearance.)

Carpenter bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpenter_bee

Colletidae (plasterer bees)[edit]

Plasterer bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colletidae

Halictidae (sweat bees)[edit]

Sweat bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halictidae

Megachilidae (leafcutter bees)[edit]

Leafcutter bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megachile

Mason bee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mason_bee

Ampulicidae (cockroach wasps)[edit]

Cockroach wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ampulicidae

Crabronidae (various wasps)[edit]

Sand wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sand_wasp

Cicada killer wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphecius

Aphid wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pemphredoninae

Weevil wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerceris

Beewolf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beewolf

Sphecidae (digger wasps)[edit]

Mud dauber http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sceliphron

Digger wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digger_wasp

Chrysididae (cuckoo wasps)[edit]

Cuckoo wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysidinae

Formicidae (ants)[edit]

Erratic ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erratic_ant

Coconut ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapinoma_sessile

Driver ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorylus

Army ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eciton

Carpenter ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpenter_ant

Mound ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allegheny_mound_ant

Black ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formica_fusca

Horse ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formica_rufa

Slavemaker ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formica_sanguinea

Slave-raider ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyergus

Yellow crazy ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_crazy_ant

Yellow meadow ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_meadow_ant

Black garden ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_garden_ant

Weaver ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weaver_ant

Crazy ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paratrechina

Bulldog ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrmecia

Leafcutter ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leafcutter_ant

Acrobat ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crematogaster_ashmeadi

Harvester ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pogonomyrmex

Red ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrmica_rubra

Pharaoh ant* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharaoh_ant

Marauder ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pheidologeton

Fire ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_ant

Bullet ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paraponera (Insanely painful sting used in rite of passage for warriors.)

Jumping ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harpegnathos_saltator (Less social than most ants.)

Trap-jaw ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odontomachus (Fastest jaws in the animal kingdom.)

Mutillidae (velvet ants)[edit]

Velvet ant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutillidae

Pompilidae (spider wasps)[edit]

Tarantula hawk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarantula_hawk (Extremely painful sting.)

Tiphiidae (flower wasps)[edit]

Flower wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiphiidae

Vespidae (various wasps)[edit]

Potter wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potter_wasp

Pollen wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollen_wasp

Paper wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polistinae

Bald-faced hornet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bald-faced_hornet

Tiger hornet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_giant_hornet (Article mentioned name "tiger-head bee.")

Brown hornet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_hornet

Banded hornet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_banded_hornet

Yellowjacket http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vespula_vulgaris

Agaonidae (fig wasps)[edit]

Fig wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fig_wasp (Won't make much sense without figs.)

Mymaridae (fairyflies)[edit]

Fairyfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairyfly (Smallest insect, maybe too small to include.)

Cynipidae (gall wasps)[edit]

Gall wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gall_wasp

Evaniidae (hatchet wasps)[edit]

Hatchet wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evaniidae

Ichneumonidae (ichneumon wasps)[edit]

Ichneumon wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichneumonidae

Symphyta (sawflies)[edit]

Cephoidea (stem sawflies)[edit]

Stem sawfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cephoidea

Pamphiliidae (leaf-rolling sawflies)[edit]

Leaf-rolling sawfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamphiliidae

Orussidae (parasitic wood wasps)[edit]

Parasitic wood wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orussidae

Siricidae (wood wasps)[edit]

Wood wasp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horntail

Diprionidae (conifer sawflies)[edit]

Conifer sawfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diprionidae

Tenthredinidae (common sawflies)[edit]

Common sawfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenthredinidae

Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)[edit]

Acanthopteroctetidae (archaic sun moths)[edit]

Iridescent sun moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acanthopteroctetidae

Adelidae (longhorned fairy moths)[edit]

Fairy moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelidae

Alucitoidea (many-plume moths and fals plume moths)[edit]

Twenty-plume Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alucita_hexadactyla

Bombycoidea (silkworm moths, hawk moths, emperor moths and relatives)[edit]

Silkmoth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombyx_mori

Silkworm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombyx_mori (silk producer!)

Death's-head Hawkmoth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death%27s-head_Hawkmoth

Pink-Spotted Hawkmoth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agrius_cingulata

Hummingbird Hawk-moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroglossum_stellatarum

Lime Hawk-moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimas_tiliae

Catalpa Sphinx http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceratomia_catalpae

Yellow Sphinx http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanthopan_morgani

Luna Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actias_luna

Luna Caterpillar (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actias_luna

Atlas moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attacus_atlas

Emperor gum moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opodiphthera_eucalypti

Emperor Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavonia_pavonia

Imperial Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eacles_imperialis

Comet moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_moth

Comet moth caterpillar (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_moth (Silk producer!)

Cecropia moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyalophora_cecropia

Cecropia caterpillar (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyalophora_cecropia

Regal Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regal_Moth

Hickory Horned Devil (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regal_Moth

Moon Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graellsia_isabellae

Ceciodosidae (gall moths)[edit]

Gall Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecidosidae

Cossoidea (carpenterworm moths)[edit]

Carpenterworm Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prionoxystus_robiniae

Carpenter Worm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prionoxystus_robiniae

Goat Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goat_Moth

Witchetty Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endoxyla_leucomochla

Witchetty grub (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witchetty_grub (it's edible!)

Drepanoidea (hooktip moths and Oriental swallowtail moths)[edit]

Scalloped Hook-tip http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falcaria_lacertinaria

Barred Hook-tip http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watsonalla_cultraria

Peach Blossom http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peach_Blossom

Satin Lutestring http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetheella_fluctuosa

Buff Arches http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buff_Arches

Eriocriniidae (sparkling archaic sun moths)[edit]

Sparkling sun moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eriocranioidea

Geometroidea (geometer moths and swallowtail moths)[edit]

Peppered moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppered_moth

Maiden’s Blush http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maiden%27s_Blush

Cream Wave http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cream_Wave

Rusty Wave http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rusty_Wave

Blood-vein http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood-vein

Feathered Thorn http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feathered_Thorn

Emerald Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_Emerald

Inchworm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geometer_moth#Caterpillars

Gracillarioidea (leafminer moths and relatives)[edit]

Leaf miner (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse-chestnut_leaf_miner

Hepialoidea (ghost moths and swift moths)[edit]

Ghost Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hepialus_humuli

Swift Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Swift_%28moth%29

Orange Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_Swift

Hesperiidae (skippers)[edit]

Common Awl http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Awl

Small Green Awlet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_Green_Awlet

Plain Orange Awlet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_Orange_Awlet

Pale Green Awlet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pale_Green_Awlet

Orange Striped Awl http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange-striped_Awl

(There is a type of 'skipper' commonly called 'policemen'. Unfortunately Wikipedia has little info on these. Shame.)

Heterobathmiidae (Valdivian archaic moths)[edit]

Metallic sun moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heterobathmioidea

Lasiocampoidea (lappet moths)[edit]

Lappet moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastropacha_quercifolia

Lackey moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lackey_moth

Tent Caterpillar (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tent_caterpillar (silk producer!)

Lycaenidae (gossamer-winged butterflies, hairstreaks, blues and coppers)[edit]

Leaf Blue Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amblypodia_anita

Small Blue Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupido_minimus

Large Blue Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maculinea_arion

Great Purple Hairstreak Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlides_halesus

Small Copper Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycaena_phlaeas

Common Copper Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycaena_salustius

Large Copper Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycaena_dispar

Harvester Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feniseca_tarquinius (predatory larvae)

Bright Sunbeam Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bright_Sunbeam

Megalopygidae (flannel moths)[edit]

Flannel moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megalopygidae

Tree asp (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megalopyge_opercularis

Nepticulidae (pygmy moths)[edit]

Pygmy Sorrel Moth http://ukmoths.org.uk/show.php?bf=118

Noctuidea (owlet moths, tiger moths, prominent moths and relatives)[edit]

Black Witch Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Witch

Gypsy moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gypsy_moth

Bollworm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bollworm

Armyworm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spodoptera

Cutworm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cutworm

Oak Processionary http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_processionary

Angle Shades http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angle_Shades

Tussock moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pale_tussock_moth

Brown-tail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown-tail

Cinnabar moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinnabar_moth

Striped Tiger Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey_tiger_moth

Garden tiger moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garden_tiger_moth

Scarlet tiger moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlet_tiger_moth

Giant Leopard Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_Leopard_Moth

Wooly Bear (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrrharctia_isabella

Pine Beauty http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine_Beauty

Rustic Shoulder-knot http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rustic_Shoulder-knot

True Lover's Knot http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_Lover's_Knot

Copper Underwing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copper_Underwing

Nymphalidae (browns, fritillaries, admirals and monarchs)[edit]

Tortoiseshell Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Tortoiseshell

Comma http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comma_%28butterfly%29

Crimson Patch Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crimson_Patch

Marsh Fritillary http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marsh_Fritillary

Monarch butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarch_%28butterfly%29 (already included)

Monarch butterfly caterpillar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarch_%28butterfly%29

Painted Lady http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanessa_cardui

Peacock Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inachis_io

Red Admiral Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanessa_atalanta

Papilionidae (swallowtail butterflies)[edit]

Anise Swallowtail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anise_Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail caterpillar (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_Swallowtail

Common Yellow Swallowtail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_World_Swallowtail

Zebra Swallowtail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zebra_Swallowtail

Tiger Swallowtail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_tiger_swallowtail (These look a lot like anise swallowtails, but their caterpillars are awesome.)

Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillar (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wester_tiger_swallowtail

Pieridae (yellow-white butterflies and sulphurs)[edit]

Brimstone Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brimstone_%28butterfly%29

Clouded Brimstone Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colias_philodice

Dogface Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_dogface_butterfly

Clouded Yellow http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clouded_Yellow

Small White Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieris_rapae

Large White Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieris_brassicae

Prodoxidae (yucca moths)[edit]

Yucca Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tegeticula_yuccasella

Pterophoridae (plume moths)[edit]

Artichoke Plume Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artichoke_Plume_Moth

White Plume Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Plume_Moth

Pyraloidea (snout moths and relatives)[edit]

Pod Borer (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maruca

Wax moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_wax_moth

Riodinidae (metalmark butterflies)[edit]

Harlequin Butterfly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxila_%28butterfly%29

Chequered Metalmark Butterfly* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duke_of_Burgundy_%28butterfly%29 (*Proposed name in lieu of 'Duke of Burgundy')

Sesioidea (clearwing moths and relatives)[edit]

Fiery Clearwing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bembecia_chrysidiformis

Tineoidea (clothes moths, bagworms and relatives)[edit]

Bagworm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bagworm_moth

Clothing Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Clothes_Moth

Toitricidae (leafroller moths; you find them in apples)[edit]

Codling moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codling_moth

Apple worm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codling_moth

Pea Moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea_moth

Yponomeutoidea (ermine moths and relatives)[edit]

Diamondback moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamondback_moth

Ermine moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yponomeutidae

Webworm (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yponomeutidae (silk producer! See http://www.dutchdailynews.com/caterpillar-invasion-turns-dutch-city-into-a-horror-scene/)

Zygaenoidea (burnet moths and relatives)[edit]

Almond-tree leaf skeletonizer moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almond-tree_leaf_skeletonizer_moth

Forester moth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forester_%28moth%29

Six-Spot Burnet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six-spot_Burnet

Five-spot Burnet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zygaena_trifolii

Transparent Burnet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transparent_Burnet

Monkey Slug (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hag_moth

Yellow-shouldered slug (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-shouldered_slug

Saddleback caterpillar (larva) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saddleback_caterpillar

Mantodea (mantises)[edit]

Dwarf mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ameles_spallanzania

Stick mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunneria

Monster mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimantis_monstrosa

Thistle mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blepharopsis_mendica

Shield mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choeradodis

Wide-armed mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cilnia_humeralis

Flower mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creobroter

Dead leaf mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deroplatys

Conehead mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empusa_pennata

Bark mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyromantis

Jade mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hierodula

Orchid mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchid_mantis

Devil's flower mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idolomantis_diabolica

Iris mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iris_oratoria

Ground mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litaneutria

Praying mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mantis_religiosa

Metallic mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallyticidae

Boxer bark mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paraoxypilus

Ghost mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phyllocrania_paradoxa

Marbled mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyspilota_aeruginosa

Cryptic mantis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibylla_pretiosa

Orthoptera (grasshoppers and crickets)[edit]

Prophalangopsidae (grigs)[edit]

Hump-winged grig http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hump-winged_grig

Rhaphidophoridae (cave crickets)[edit]

Cave cricket http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhaphidophoridae

Gryllotalpidae (mole crickets)[edit]

Mole cricket http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mole_cricket

Schizodactylidae (dune crickets)[edit]

Dune cricket http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schizodactylus_monstrosus

Anostostomatidae (wetas)[edit]

Weta http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_weta

Stenopelmatidae (Jerusalem crickets)[edit]

Potato bug http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerusalem_cricket

Tettigoniidae (katydids)[edit]

Katydid http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tettigoniidae

Acrididae (grasshoppers)[edit]

Grasshopper http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acrididae

Romaleidae (lubber grasshoppers)[edit]

Lubber grasshopper http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romalea_guttata

Tetrigidae (pygmy locusts)[edit]

Pygmy locust http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetrigidae

Phasmatodea (stick insects)[edit]

UNFINISHED

Thysanoptera (thrips)[edit]

Thrips http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thrips