class Insecta

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Noun1.class Insecta - insectsclass Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
Mantophasmatodea, order mantophasmatodea - an order of insect identified in 2002 in a 45 million year old piece of amber from the Baltic region
Mecoptera, order Mecoptera - an order of carnivorous insects usually having long membranous wings and long beaklike heads with chewing mouths at the tip
Collembola, order Collembola - minute wingless arthropods: springtails
order Protura, Protura - minute wingless arthropods: telsontails
Anoplura, order Anoplura - sucking lice
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
Isoptera, order Isoptera - order of social insects that live in colonies, including: termites; often placed in subclass Exopterygota
order Orthoptera, Orthoptera - grasshoppers and locusts; crickets
order Phasmatodea, order Phasmida, Phasmatodea, Phasmida - in some classifications considered a suborder of Orthoptera: stick insects; leaf insects
Exopterygota, Hemimetabola, subclass Exopterygota - subclass of insects characterized by gradual and usually incomplete metamorphosis
Dictyoptera, order Dictyoptera - in some classifications replaced by the orders (here suborders) Blattodea (cockroaches) and Manteodea (mantids); in former classifications often subsumed under a much broader order Orthoptera
Hemiptera, order Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
Corrodentia, order Corrodentia, order Psocoptera, Psocoptera - an order of insects: includes booklice and bark-lice
Neuroptera, order Neuroptera - an order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies
Odonata, order Odonata - dragonflies and damselflies
order Trichoptera, Trichoptera - an order of insects consisting of caddis flies
order Thysanura, Thysanura - firebrats; silverfish; machilids
Dermaptera, order Dermaptera - earwigs and a few related forms
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Compared to how long the Class Insecta has been around, ancient man has been in existence less than one tenth of the time, and modern man one 10,000th of the time, so we should admire the insect's abilities to survive and endure, in spite of how annoying that mosquito is on your patio on the Fourth of July.
The majority of individuals (Relative Abundance 'RA' = 89%) fell within the class Insecta. Three genera and one family from class Insecta accounted for 76% of total abundance; Baetis sp.
In the class Insecta, the order Trichoptera (9,018 individuals of 15 families) were the most abundance, followed by Ephemeroptera (5,811 individuals of 11 families) and Odonata (4,203 individuals of 12 families).
The Genus Paederus belongs to family staphyllinidae, order coleoptae, class insecta. Blister Beetle Dermatitis may be caused by different species of Beetles producing cantharidin (Spanish fly used for aphrodsiac) used for treatment of warts and molluscum.
Coleoptera (Beetles) is the most diverse order of class Insecta. One out of every four described animal species is beetle.
The vector of leish maniasis world over belongs to order Diptera of class Insecta (Phylum--Arthopoda).
The second largest and more diverse order is Lepidoptera of class Insecta (Aslam, 2009).