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1

Family?

Pipunculidae (big-headed flies).

2

Order?

Psocoptera.

3

Order?

Protura.

4

What family do treehoppers belong to?

Membracidae (order Hemiptera).

5

Family?

Cecidomyiidae (gall midges/gall gnats).

6

Family?

Reduviidae (assassin bugs).

7

Order?

Coleoptera.

8

Family?

Membracidae (treehoppers).

9

Family?

Cercopidae (froghoppers).

10

What family do giant water bugs belong to?

Belostomatidae (order Hemiptera).

11

Order?

Psocoptera.

12

Family?

Mycetophilidae (fungus gnats).

13

What family do long-legged flies belong to?

Dolichopodidae (order Diptera).

14

Family?

Mutillidae (velvet ants).

15

Family?

Saldidae (shore bugs).

16

Order? Suborder?

Odonata; Zygoptera (damselflies).

17

What family do louse flies and sheep keds belong to?

Hippoboscidae (order Diptera).

18

Family?

Syrphidae (hover flies).

19

Order?

Diptera.

20

What family do leafhoppers belong to?

Cicadellidae (order Hemiptera).

21

Family?

Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles).

22

What insects belong to family Sarcophagidae (order Diptera)?

Flesh flies.

23

What insects belong to family Curculionidae (order Coleoptera)?

Snout-nosed beetles (weevils).

24

Family?

Muscidae (houseflies).

25

Family?

Elateridae (click beetles).

26

What insects belong to family Berytidae (order Hemiptera)?

Stilt bugs.

27

Family?

Chironomidae (midges).

28

What insects belong to family Drosophilidae (order Diptera)?

Pomace (small) fruit flies.

29

Family?

Diapriidae (diapriid parasitoid wasps).

30

Order?

Plecoptera.

31

Family?

Bombyliidae (bee flies).

32

Family?

Conopidae (thick-headed flies).

33

Family?

Asilidae (robber flies).

34

Family?

Ceratopogonidae (biting midges/no-see-ums).

35

Family?

Cecidomyiidae (gall midges/gall gnats).

36

What insects belong to family Asilidae (order Diptera)?

Robber flies.

37

What insects belong to family Tenthredinidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Common sawflies.

38

Family?

Lampyridae (fireflies).

39

Family?

Diprionidae (pine sawflies).

40

What insects belong to order Lepidoptera?

Moths and butterflies.

41

What family do ants belong to?

Formicidae (order Hymenoptera).

42

Family?

Staphylinidae (rove beetles).

43

Family?

Miridae (leaf/capsid/mirid bugs).

44

Family?

Notonectidae (backswimmers).

45

Order? Suborder?

Odonata; Anisoptera (dragonflies).

46

Family?

Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles).

47

Family?

Perilampidae (perilampid parasitoid wasps).

48

Family?

Reduviidae (assassin bugs).

49

Family?

Dolichopodidae (long-legged flies).

50

Family?

Berytidae (stilt bugs).

51

Family?

Membracidae (treehoppers).

52

Family?

Megachilidae (leaf-cutting bees).

53

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Monoliform.

54

Family?

Gyrinidae (whirligig beetles).

55

Order?

Phasmida.

56

What order do thrips belong to?

Thysanoptera.

57

What insects belong to family Braconidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Braconid wasps (parasitoids).

58

Family?

Cimbicidae (cimbicid sawflies).

59

Family?

Pompilidae (spider wasps).

60

Family?

Drosophilidae (pomace/small fruit flies).

61

What family do mud daubers and thread-waisted wasps belong to?

Sphecidae (order Hymenoptera).

62

Family?

Anthocoridae (minute pirate bugs).

63

What family do botflies and warble flies belong to?

Oestridae (order Diptera).

64

Order?

Ephemeroptera.

65

Family?

Halictidae (sweat bees).

66

Order? Suborder?

Hymenoptera; Symphyta (sawflies).

67

Family?

Scolytidae (bark beetles).

68

Family?

Saldidae (shore bugs).

69

What family do stilt bugs belong to?

Berytidae (order Hemiptera).

70

Family?

Cimicidae (bed bugs).

71

Subfamily?

Bombinae (bumblebees; in f. Apidae).

72

What family do rove beetles belong to?

Staphylinidae (order Coleoptera).

73

What insects belong to family Miridae (order Hemiptera)?

Capsid (mirid) bugs.

74

What family do horseflies and deerflies belong to?

Tabanidae (order Diptera).

75

What insects belong to family Cerambycidae (order Coleoptera)?

Long-horned beetles.

76

Order?

Dermaptera (earwigs).

77

Family?

Diapriidae (diapriid parasitoid wasps).

78

Order?

Neuroptera (lacewing).

79

What family do flesh flies belong to?

Sarcophagidae (order Diptera).

80

Family?

Oestridae (botflies/warble flies).

81

Order?

Dermaptera.

82

Family?

Ceratopogonidae (biting midges/no-see-ums).

83

What family do paper wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, and potter wasps belong to?

Vespidae (order Hymenoptera).

84

What insects belong to family Cicadellidae (order Hemiptera)?

Leafhoppers.

85

Family?

Mymaridae (fairyflies).

86

What family do leaf-cutting bees belong to?

Megachilidae (order Hymenoptera).

87

Family?

Psychodidae (moth flies/sand flies).

88

Family?

Chalcididae (chalcidid parasitoid wasps).

89

Family?

Leucospidae (leucospid parasitoid wasps).

90

Family?

Dolichopodidae (long-legged flies).

91

What family do most bees belong to?

Apidae (order Hymenoptera).

92

Order?

Diplura.

93

Family?

Scarabaeidae (scarab beetles).

94

Family?

Platygastridae (platygastrid parasitoid wasps).

95

What insects belong to family Membracidae (order Hemiptera)?

Treehoppers.

96

Family?

Aphididae (aphids).

97

Order?

Thysanura.

98

What insects belong to family Elateridae (order Coleoptera)?

Click beetles.

99

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Oestridae (botflies).

100

Family?

Mutillidae (velvet ants).

101

Genus?

Scaphinotus (f. Carabidae; snail-eaters).

102

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Culicidae (mosquitos).

103

Family?

Oestridae (botflies/warble flies).

104

Family?

Drosophilidae (pomace/small fruit flies).

105

What family do biting midges and no-see-ums belong to?

Ceratopogonidae (order Diptera).

106

What family do hoverflies belong to?

Syrphidae (order Diptera).

107

Order?

Diptera.

108

Family?

Siricidae (wood wasps/horntails).

109

Genus?

Ips (f. Scolytidae; bark beetles).

110

What insects belong to family Aleyrodidae (order Hemiptera)?

Whiteflies.

111

Family?

Psyllidae (jumping plant lice).

112

What insects belong to family Argidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Argid sawflies.

113

What is a nematoceran?

A dipteran with 6 or more antennal segments, with long and beaded or thread-like antennae.

114

Family?

Pipunculidae (big-headed flies).

115

Family?

Siricidae (wood wasps/horntails).

116

Family?

Cimbicidae (cimbicid sawflies).

117

What insects belong to family Simuliidae (order Diptera)?

Blackflies.

118

Subfamily?

Bombinae (bumblebees; in f. Apidae).

119

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Setaceous.

120

Family?

Cimbicidae (cimbicid sawflies).

121

Family?

Buprestidae (metallic wood-boring/jewel beetles).

122

Order?

Blattodea.

123

What insects belong to family Scolytidae (order Coleoptera)?

Bark beetles.

124

Family?

Tingidae (lace bugs).

125

What insects belong to family Syrphidae (order Diptera)?

Hoverflies.

126

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Tabanidae (horseflies).

127

What insects belong to order Archaeognatha?

Bristletails.

128

Family?

Dolichopodidae (long-legged flies).

129

Family?

Sphecidae (thread-waisted wasps).

130

What family do crane flies belong to?

Tipulidae (order Diptera).

131

What family do whiteflies belong to?

Aleyrodidae (order Hemiptera).

132

What insects belong to family Psychodidae (order Diptera)?

Moth flies and sand flies.

133

What insects belong to order Blattaria?

Cockroaches.

134

Family?

Bombyliidae (bee flies).

135

Family?

Ichneumonidae (ichneumonid parasitoid wasps).

136

What order do scorpionflies and hanging flies belong to?

Mecoptera.

137

What family do whirligig beetles belong to?

Gyrinidae (order Coleoptera).

138

Family?

Asilidae (robber flies).

139

What insects belong to family Aphididae (order Hemiptera)?

Aphids.

140

Family?

Cicadidae (cicadas).

141

Genus?

Omus (f. Carabidae; tiger beetles).

142

What order do stick and leaf insects belong to?

Phasmida.

143

Family?

Psychodidae (moth flies/sand flies).

144

What family do assassin bugs belong to?

Reduviidae (order Hemiptera).

145

Order?

Raphidioptera.

146

Family?

Scelionidae (scelionid parasitoid wasps).

147

Family?

Nepidae (waterscorpions).

148

Family?

Nepidae (waterscorpions).

149

What order do cockroaches belong to?

Blattaria.

150

Family?

Stratiomyidae (soldier flies).

151

Order?

Mantodea.

152

Family?

Dytiscidae (predaceous diving beetles).

153

Family?

Saldidae (shore bugs).

154

Family?

Gerridae (water striders).

155

Order?

Raphidioptera.

156

Family?

Dolichopodidae (long-legged flies).

157

What insects belong to family Psyllidae (order Hemiptera)?

Jumping plant lice.

158

Family?

Gyrinidae (whirligig beetles).

159

Genus?

Omus (f. Carabidae; tiger beetles).

160

Family?

Pentatomidae (stink/shield bugs).

161

Family?

Megachilidae (leaf-cutting bees).

162

What insects belong to family Scarabaeidae (order Coleoptera)?

Scarab beetles.

163

Family?

Halictidae (sweat bees).

164

What order do stoneflies belong to?

Plecoptera.

165

Family?

Sphecidae (thread-waisted wasps).

166

What insects belong to family Formicidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Ants.

167

Family?

Staphylinidae (rove beetles).

168

What insects belong to family Vespidae (order Hymenoptera)?

  • Paper wasps
  • Hornets
  • Yellowjackets
  • Potter wasps

169

Family?

Simuliidae (blackflies).

170

What insects belong to family Halictidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Sweat bees.

171

Order?

Coleoptera.

172

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Tephritidae (fruit flies).

173

Order?

Hymenoptera.

174

Family?

Tingidae (lace bugs).

175

Family?

Coreidae (leaf-footed bugs).

176

Genus?

Scolytus (f. Scolytidae; bark beetles).

177

Family?

Scolytidae (bark beetles).

178

Family?

Bombyliidae (bee flies).

179

Order?

Hemiptera.

180

Family?

Ceratopogonidae (biting midges/no-see-ums).

181

What insects belong to family Cimbicidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Cimbicid sawflies.

182

Family?

Bombyliidae (bee flies).

183

Family?

Conopidae (thick-headed flies).

184

What insects belong to order Diptera?

Flies and mosquitos.

185

Family?

Andrenidae (mining bees).

186

What family do backswimmers belong to?

Notonectidae (order Hemiptera).

187

Order?

Coleoptera.

188

Order?

Megaloptera.

189

Family?

Tipulidae (craneflies).

190

What insects belong to order Siphonaptera?

Fleas.

191

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Simuliidae (blackflies).

192

Family?

Tachinidae (tachinid flies).

193

What insects belong to family Gyrinidae (order Coleoptera)?

Whirligig beetles.

194

Subfamily?

Bombinae (bumblebees; in f. Apidae).

195

Family?

Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles).

196

What family do fungus gnats belong to?

Mycetophilidae (order Diptera).

197

Family?

Aphididae (aphids).

198

Family?

Vespidae (hornets, yellowjackets, etc.).

199

Family?

Corixidae (water boatmen).

200

Family?

Staphylinidae (rove beetles).

201

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Stratiomyidae (soldier flies).

202

What family do fairyflies belong to?

Mymaridae (order Hymenoptera).

203

What insects belong to family Cynipidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Gall wasps.

204

Order?

Plecoptera.

205

Order?

Coleoptera.

206

Genus?

Scaphinotus (f. Carabidae; snail-eaters).

207

What insects belong to family Cecidomyiidae (order Diptera)?

Gall midges and gall gnats.

208

What insects belong to family Platygastridae (order Hymenoptera)?

Platygastrid wasps (parasitoids).

209

Family?

Nepidae (waterscorpions).

210

Order?

Hymenoptera.

211

Family?

Drosophilidae (pomace/small fruit flies).

212

Family?

Argidae (argid sawflies).

213

Order? Family?

Order Hemiptera; family Coreidae (leaf-footed bugs).

214

Family?

Carabidae (ground beetles).

215

What family do argid sawflies belong to?

Argidae (order Hymenoptera).

216

Genus?

Pterostichus (f. Carabidae; black ground beetles).

217

What family do cicadas belong to?

Cicadidae (order Hemiptera).

218

Genus?

Omus (f. Carabidae; tiger beetles).

219

Family?

Sarcophagidae (flesh flies).

220

Order?

Archaeognatha.

221

Family?

Berytidae (stilt bugs).

222

Family?

Tenthredinidae (common sawflies).

223

Family?

Miridae (leaf/capsid/mirid bugs).

224

What insects belong to order Thysanura?

Silverfish and firebrats.

225

What insects belong to subfamily Bombinae (family Apidae; order Hymenoptera)?

Bumblebees.

226

Family?

Membracidae (treehoppers).

227

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Geniculate.

228

Family?

Tenthredinidae (common sawflies).

229

Order?

Odonata.

230

What family do true fruit flies belong to?

Tephritidae (order Diptera).

231

Family?

Diprionidae (pine sawflies).

232

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Ceratopogonidae (biting midges).

233

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Muscidae (houseflies and similar).

234

Family?

Diapriidae (diapriid parasitoid wasps).

235

What insects belong to order Strepsiptera?

Twisted-wing parasites.

236

What insects belong to family Tachinidae (order Diptera)?

Tachinid flies.

237

Family?

Chironomidae (midges).

238

Order?

Strepsiptera.

239

What order do fleas belong to?

Siphonaptera.

240

What insects belong to family Tephritidae (order Diptera)?

True fruit flies.

241

Family?

Coccinellidae (ladybird beetles).

242

Family?

Cercopidae (froghoppers).

243

Family?

Hippoboscidae (louse flies/sheep keds).

244

Family?

Tephritidae (true fruit flies).

245

Family?

Cecidomyiidae (gall midges/gall gnats).

246

Genus?

Ips (f. Scolytidae; bark beetles).

247

Genus?

Pterostichus (f. Carabidae; black ground beetles).

248

Family?

Pipunculidae (big-headed flies).

249

Family?

Vespidae (hornets, yellowjackets, etc.).

250

Family?

Curculionidae (weevils).

251

Family?

Culicidae (mosquitos).

252

What are the 3 subgroups of Diptera? How are they distinguished?

  • Nematocera: >6 antennal segments, usually long and beaded or thread-like
  • Orthorrhapha: 5 or fewer antennal segments, more fused than in Nematocera; enlarged 3rd antennal segment
  • Cyclorrhapha: 3 antennal segments; enlarged 3rd antennal segment, with a thread- or hair-like appendage (arista)

253

Family?

Siricidae (wood wasps/horntails).

254

What family do stink bugs belong to?

Pentatomidae (order Hemiptera).

255

What insects belong to family Oestridae (order Diptera)?

Botflies and warble flies.

256

Order? Subgroup?

Hymenoptera; wasp (various families).

257

Family?

Membracidae (treehoppers).

258

Family?

Gerridae (water striders).

259

Family?

Drosophilidae (pomace/small fruit flies).

260

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Syrphidae (hover flies).

261

Order?

Mantodea.

262

What familiy do long-horned beetles belong to?

Cerambycidae (order Coleoptera).

263

Family?

Tachinidae (tachinid flies).

264

What family do bee flies belong to?

Bombyliidae (order Diptera).

265

What family do bark beetles belong to?

Scolytidae (order Coleoptera).

266

Family?

Curculionidae (weevils).

267

Family?

Cicadellidae (leafhoppers).

268

Family?

Silphidae (carrion/burying beetles).

269

Family?

Scarabaeidae (scarab beetles).

270

What family do scarab beetles belong to?

Scarabaeidae (order Coleoptera).

271

Order?

Coleoptera.

272

Family?

Coreidae (leaf-footed bugs).

273

What family do cuckoo wasps belong to?

Chrysididae (order Hymenoptera).

274

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Conopidae (thick-headed flies).

275

Order?

Raphidioptera.

276

What insects belong to order Mantodea?

Mantids.

277

Order?

Archaeognatha.

278

Family?

Stratiomyidae (soldier flies).

279

Order?

Phthiraptera.

280

Family?

Syrphidae (hover flies).

281

What insects belong to order Trichoptera?

Caddisflies.

282

Family?

Cicadidae (cicadas).

283

What insects belong to family Scelionidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Scelionid wasps (parasitoids).

284

Family?

Tabanidae (horse/deer flies).

285

Family?

Tabanidae (horse/deer flies).

286

Family?

Mycetophilidae (fungus gnats).

287

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Pipunculidae (big-headed flies).

288

What insects belong to family Buprestidae (order Coleoptera)?

Metallic wood-boring beetles and jewel beetles.

289

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Cecidomyiidae (gall midges/gnats).

290

Family?

Calliphoridae (blowflies).

291

Subfamily?

Apinae (long-tongued bees; in f. Apidae).

292

Order?

Neuroptera (antlion).

293

Order?

Orthoptera.

294

Genus?

Carabus (f. Carabidae; many ground beetle species).

295

What family do wood wasps and horntails belong to?

Siricidae (order Hymenoptera).

296

Genus?

Carabus (f. Carabidae; many ground beetle species).

297

Family?

Stratiomyidae (soldier flies).

298

What order do lacewings and antlions belong to?

Neuroptera.

299

Family?

Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles).

300

What insects belong to family Muscidae (order Diptera)?

Houseflies.

301

Family?

Anthocoridae (minute pirate bugs).

302

Order?

Blattodea.

303

What insects belong to family Andrenidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Mining bees.

304

Family?

Lampyridae (fireflies).

305

Order?

Coleoptera.

306

Family?

Pompilidae (spider wasps).

307

What insects belong to family Tabanidae (order Diptera)?

Horseflies and deerflies.

308

Genus?

Carabus (f. Carabidae; many ground beetle species).

309

Family?

Tephritidae (true fruit flies).

310

Family?

Cerambycidae (long-horned beetles).

311

What insects belong to family Ceratopogonidae (order Diptera)?

Biting midges and no-see-ums.

312

Family?

Pipunculidae (big-headed flies).

313

What insects belong to order Hemiptera?

Bugs, cicadas, aphids, etc.

314

What are the 4 major genera of family Carabidae (order Coleoptera)?

  • Scaphinotus
  • Omus
  • Pterostichus
  • Carabus

315

Genus?

Dendroctonus (f. Scolytidae; conifer-feeding bark beetles).

316

What order do gladiators (heelwalkers, rock crawlers) belong to?

Mantophasmatodea.

317

Family?

Asilidae (robber flies).

318

What insects belong to family Hippoboscidae (order Diptera)?

Louse flies and sheep keds. 

319

Order?

Siphonaptera.

320

What insects belong to family Notonectidae (order Hemiptera)?

Backswimmers.

321

What insects belong to order Thysanoptera?

Thrips.

322

Family?

Corixidae (water boatmen).

323

Family?

Cecidomyiidae (gall midges/gall gnats).

324

Family?

Tachinidae (tachinid flies).

325

Family?

Dytiscidae (predaceous diving beetles).

326

Family?

Elateridae (click beetles).

327

Family?

Gyrinidae (whirligig beetles).

328

Family?

Aphididae (aphids).

329

Order?

Ephemeroptera.

330

Family?

Scolytidae (bark beetles).

331

What insects belong to family Perilampidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Perilampid wasps (parasitoids).

332

Family?

Argidae (argid sawflies).

333

What insects belong to order Orthoptera?

Grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids.

334

What order do zorapterans belong to?

Zoraptera (shock!).

335

Order?

Coleoptera.

336

What insects belong to order Raphidioptera?

Snakeflies.

337

Family?

Halictidae (sweat bees).

338

What order do flies and mosquitos belong to?

Diptera.

339

What family do mining bees belong to?

Andrenidae (order Hymenoptera).

340

What order do bugs, cicadas, and aphids belong to?

Hemiptera.

341

What are the defining features of fungus gnats (Mycetophilidae)?

  • Extremely humpbacked (look at the thorax)
  • Legs: long coxae, and strong apical spurs on tibiae

342

Family?

Scolytidae (bark beetles).

343

Order?

Hymenoptera.

344

What insects belong to order Isoptera?

Termites.

345

Family?

Argidae (argid sawflies).

346

Family?

Tingidae (lace bugs).

347

Order?

Isoptera.

348

Family?

Tenthredinidae (common sawflies).

349

What order do earwigs belong to?

Dermaptera.

350

Order?

Blattodea.

351

Family?

Psychodidae (moth flies/sand flies).

352

What insects belong to family Chironomidae (order Diptera)?

Midges.

353

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Capitate.

354

Family?

Anthocoridae (minute pirate bugs).

355

Family?

Aleyrodidae (whiteflies).

356

Family?

Tabanidae (horse/deer flies).

357

What insects belong to family Coreidae (order Hemiptera)?

Leaf-footed bugs.

358

Order?

Phasmida.

359

Family?

Carabidae (ground beetles).

360

What insects belong to order Megaloptera?

Alderflies, dobsonflies, and fishflies.

361

Family?

Berytidae (stilt bugs).

362

What insects belong to family Chrysomelidae (order Coleoptera)?

Leaf beetles.

363

What insects belong to family Sphecidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Mud daubers and thread-waisted wasps.

364

Family?

Calliphoridae (blowflies).

365

Family?

Mutillidae (velvet ants).

366

What subfamily do tiger beetles belong to?

Cicindelidae (family Carabidae; order Coleoptera).

367

Order?

Hemiptera.

368

Order?

Trichoptera.

369

Order?

Mecoptera.

370

Order?

Trichoptera.

371

Order?

Mecoptera.

372

What family do blowflies belong to?

Calliphoridae (order Diptera).

373

What family do aphids belong to?

Aphididae (order Hemiptera).

374

Family?

Berytidae (stilt bugs).

375

Family?

Coccinellidae (ladybird beetles).

376

What order do web-spinners belong to?

Embiidina.

377

What insects belong to order Phasmida?

Leaf and stick insects.

378

Family?

Mymaridae (fairyflies).

379

Order?

Lepidoptera.

380

Family?

Diprionidae (pine sawflies).

381

Order?

Mecoptera.

382

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Psychodidae (moth flies).

383

Family?

Reduviidae (assassin bugs).

384

What order do moths and butterflies belong to?

Lepidoptera.

385

What insects belong to order Coleoptera?

Beetles.

386

Family?

Simuliidae (blackflies).

387

What insects belong to family Megachilidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Leaf-cutting bees.

388

What insects belong to order Odonata?

Dragonflies and damselflies.

389

What insects belong to family Siricidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Wood wasps and horntails.

390

Family?

Staphylinidae (rove beetles).

391

What family do blackflies belong to?

Simuliidae (order Diptera).

392

Family?

Syrphidae (hover flies).

393

What insects belong to family Calliphoridae (order Diptera)?

Blowflies.

394

Family?

Reduviidae (assassin bugs).

395

Order?

Ephemeroptera.

396

Genus?

Carabus (f. Carabidae; many ground beetle species).

397

Family?

Notonectidae (backswimmers).

398

What insects belong to family Dytiscidae (order Coleoptera)?

Predaceous diving beetles.

399

Family?

Aleyrodidae (whiteflies).

400

What family do moth flies and sand flies belong to?

Psychodidae (order Diptera).

401

What insects belong to family Bombyliidae (order Diptera)?

Bee flies.

402

Family?

Gerridae (water striders).

403

Family?

Miridae (leaf/capsid/mirid bugs).

404

Family?

Sarcophagidae (flesh flies).

405

What family do waterscorpions belong to?

Nepidae (order Hemiptera).

406

Family?

Muscidae (houseflies).

407

Family?

Halictidae (sweat bees).

408

What family do lace bugs belong to?

Tingidae (order Hemiptera).

409

Family?

Tenthredinidae (common sawflies).

410

Subfamily?

Apinae (long-tongued bees; in f. Apidae).

411

Subfamily?

Bombinae (bumblebees; in f. Apidae).

412

What family do velvet ants belong to?

Mutillidae (order Hymenoptera).

413

Family?

Tabanidae (horse/deer flies).

414

What order do mantids belong to?

Mantodea.

415

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Calliphoidae (blowflies).

416

Family?

Braconidae (braconid parasitoid wasps).

417

Genus?

Scaphinotus (f. Carabidae; snail-eaters).

418

Family?

Cerambycidae (long-horned beetles).

419

Order?

Grylloblattodea.

420

Order?

Isoptera.

421

What insects belong to family Nepidae (order Hemiptera)?

Waterscorpions.

422

What insects belong to family Cimicidae (order Hemiptera)?

Bed bugs.

423

What insects belong to family Stratiomyidae (order Diptera)?

Soldier flies.

424

Family?

Coccinellidae (ladybird beetles).

425

What insects belong to family Coccinellidae (order Coleoptera)?

Ladybird beetles.

426

What is a cyclorrhaphan?

A dipteran with 3 antennal segments, including an enlarged 3rd segment with a hair- or thread-like appendage (arista).

427

What insects belong to family Mymaridae (order Hymenoptera)?

Fairyflies.

428

What insects belong to family Gerridae (order Hemiptera)?

Water striders.

429

Family?

Buprestidae (metallic wood-boring/jewel beetles).

430

Order?

Trichoptera.

431

Family?

Calliphoridae (blowflies).

432

What insects belong to order Dermaptera?

Earwigs.

433

What is the difference between crane flies (Tipulidae) and mosquitos (Culicidae)?

Crane flies look like giant mosquitos, but they have soft mouthparts (not piercing).

434

Family?

Saldidae (shore bugs).

435

Family?

Silphidae (carrion/burying beetles).

436

Family?

Cimicidae (bed bugs).

437

Family?

Pentatomidae (stink/shield bugs).

438

Family?

Silphidae (carrion/burying beetles).

439

Family?

Scarabaeidae (scarab beetles).

440

What insects belong to order Psocodea?

Lice, book lice, and bark lice.

441

What family do jumping plant lice belong to?

Psyllidae (order Hemiptera).

442

Family?

Chalcididae (chalcidid parasitoid wasps).

443

Genus?

Dendroctonus (f. Scolytidae; conifer-feeding bark beetles).

444

Family?

Psyllidae (jumping plant lice).

445

Family?

Corixidae (water boatmen).

446

Family?

Cimicidae (bed bugs).

447

What family do sweat bees belong to?

Halictidae (order Hymenoptera).

448

What insects belong to family Carabidae (order Coleoptera)?

Ground beetles.

449

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Filiformis.

450

Family?

Notonectidae (backswimmers).

451

Order?

Plecoptera.

452

What insects belong to subfamily Apinae (family Apidae; order Hymenoptera)?

Long-tongued bees.

453

Family?

Dytiscidae (predaceous diving beetles).

454

What insects belong to family Cercopidae (order Hemiptera)?

Froghoppers (spittlebugs).

455

Family?

Argidae (argid sawflies).

456

Family?

Oestridae (botflies/warble flies).

457

What subfamily do bumblebees belong to?

Bombinae (family Apidae; order Hymenoptera).

458

Family?

Formicidae (ants).

459

What insects belong to family Pentatomidae (order Hemiptera)?

Stink bugs.

460

What family do pomace (small) fruit flies belong to?

Drosophilidae (order Diptera).

461

What family do froghoppers (spittlebugs) belong to?

Cercopidae (order Hemiptera).

462

Family?

Conopidae (thick-headed flies).

463

What order do lice, book lice, and bark lice belong to?

Psocodea.

464

What insects belong to family Leucospidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Leucospid wasps (parasitoids).

465

Family?

Lampyridae (fireflies).

466

Family?

Pompilidae (spider wasps).

467

Order?

Raphidioptera.

468

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Bombyliidae (bee flies).

469

Family?

Perilampidae (perilampid parasitoid wasps).

470

Family?

Sarcophagidae (flesh flies).

471

Family?

Corixidae (water boatmen).

472

What insects belong to family Anthocoridae (order Hemiptera)?

Minute pirate bugs (flower bugs).

473

Order?

Phasmida.

474

Genus?

Omus (f. Carabidae; tiger beetles).

475

What family do leaf-footed bugs belong to?

Coreidae (order Hemiptera).

476

What family do shore bugs belong to?

Saldidae (order Hemiptera).

477

What family do big-headed flies belong to?

Pipunculidae (order Diptera).

478

What insects belong to family Corexidae (order Hemiptera)?

Water boatmen.

479

Order?

Hymenoptera.

480

Order?

Coleoptera.

481

What is an orthorrhaphan?

A dipteran with 5 or fewer fused antennal segments and an enlarged 3rd segment.

482

What family do water boatmen belong to?

Corexidae (order Hemiptera).

483

What insects belong to family Conopidae (order Diptera)?

Thick-headed flies.

484

Order? Superfamily?

Hymenoptera; Apoidea (bees).

485

Family?

Chrysididae (cuckoo wasps).

486

Order?

Trichoptera.

487

Family?

Calliphoridae (blowflies).

488

Family?

Culicidae (mosquitos).

489

What insects belong to order Zoraptera?

Zorapterans (gasp!).

490

What family do thick-headed flies belong to?

Conopidae (order Diptera).

491

What insects belong to family Saldidae (order Hemiptera)?

Shore bugs.

492

What insects belong to family Tingidae (order Hemiptera)?

Lace bugs.

493

Order?

Dermaptera.

494

Family?

Siricidae (wood wasps/horntails).

495

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Mycetophilidae (fungus gnats).

496

Family?

Coreidae (leaf-footed bugs).

497

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Serrate.

498

Family?

Oestridae (botflies/warble flies).

499

Order?

Thysanoptera.

500

Family?

Perilampidae (perilampid parasitoid wasps).

501

Order?

Neuroptera.

502

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Aristate.

503

What insects belong to family Mutillidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Velvet ants.

504

Family?

Andrenidae (mining bees).

505

Family?

Belostomatidae (giant water bugs).

506

Family?

Aphididae (aphids).

507

Order?

Odonata.

508

Family?

Formicidae (ants).

509

Family?

Mymaridae (fairyflies).

510

What family do cimbicid sawflies belong to?

Cimbicidae (order Hymenoptera).

511

Family?

Tipulidae (craneflies).

512

Family?

Curculionidae (weevils).

513

What insects belong to family Silphidae (order Coleoptera)?

Carrion (burying) beetles.

514

Family?

Carabidae (ground beetles).

515

Order?

Mantodea.

516

What family do minute pirate bugs (flower bugs) belong to?

Anthocoridae (order Hemiptera).

517

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Clavate.

518

Family?

Coreidae (leaf-footed bugs).

519

What order do dragonflies and damselflies belong to?

Odonata.

520

Family?

Chrysididae (cuckoo wasps).

521

Family?

Aleyrodidae (whiteflies).

522

Family?

Vespidae (hornets, yellowjackets, etc.).

523

What insects belong to family Lampyridae (order Coleoptera)?

Fireflies.

524

Family?

Elateridae (click beetles).

525

What insects belong to family Diprionidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Pine sawflies.

526

Family?

Formicidae (ants).

527

What family do ground beetles belong to?

Carabidae (order Coleoptera).

528

What family do snout-nosed beetles (weevils) belong to?

Curculionidae (order Coleoptera).

529

What family do fireflies belong to?

Lampyridae (order Coleoptera).

530

Family?

Carabidae (ground beetles).

531

What insects belong to order Plecoptera?

Stoneflies.

532

Order?

Siphonaptera (fleas).

533

Order? Family?

Hymenoptera; Formicidae (ants).

534

Family?

Cynipidae (gall wasps).

535

What insects belong to family Pompilidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Spider wasps.

536

What family do houseflies belong to?

Muscidae (order Diptera).

537

Family?

Curculionidae (weevils).

538

What order do wasps, bees, ants, and sawflies belong to?

Hymenoptera.

539

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Dolichopodidae (long-legged flies).

540

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Tachinidae (tachinids).

541

Order?

Isoptera.

542

Family?

Chalcididae (chalcidid parasitoid wasps).

543

What family do spider wasps belong to?

Pompilidae (order Hymenoptera).

544

Family?

Chironomidae (midges).

545

Order?

Orthoptera.

546

Family?

Chrysididae (cuckoo wasps).

547

Order?

Blattodea.

548

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Drosophilidae (small fruit flies).

549

Family?

Conopidae (thick-headed flies).

550

What insects belong to family Mycetophilidae (order Diptera)?

Fungus gnats.

551

What insects belong to order Mantophasmatodea?

Gladiators (a.k.a. heelwalkers, rock crawlers).

552

What insects belong to family Cicadidae (order Hemiptera)?

Cicadas.

553

What order do termites belong to?

Isoptera.

554

What family do serphid wasps belong to?

Proctotrupidae (order Hymenoptera).

555

What order do twisted-wing parasites belong to?

Strepsiptera.

556

Family?

Megachilidae (leaf-cutting bees).

557

Family?

Silphidae (carrion/burying beetles).

558

Family?

Muscidae (houseflies).

559

Family?

Elateridae (click beetles).

560

What subfamily do long-tongued bees belong to?

Apinae (family Apidae; order Hymenoptera).

561

Family?

Andrenidae (mining bees).

562

Family?

Psyllidae (jumping plant lice).

563

Family?

Cimbicidae (cimbicid sawflies).

564

What insects belong to order Mecoptera?

Scorpionflies and hanging flies.

565

Family?

Miridae (leaf/capsid/mirid bugs).

566

What insects belong to order Ephemeroptera?

Mayflies.

567

What family do gall wasps belong to?

Cynipidae (order Hymenoptera).

568

Family?

Pompilidae (spider wasps).

569

Order?

Coleoptera.

570

What family do gall midges and gall gnats belong to?

Cecidomyiidae (order Diptera).

571

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Chironomidae (midges).

572

What order do snakeflies belong to?

Raphidioptera.

573

Order?

Mecoptera.

574

Family?

Ceratopogonidae (biting midges/no-see-ums).

575

Family?

Megachilidae (leaf-cutting bees).

576

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Sarcophagidae (flesh flies).

577

What order do alderflies, dobsonflies, and fishflies belong to?

Megaloptera.

578

Order?

Odonata.

579

What insects belong to family Pipunculidae (order Diptera)?

Big-headed flies.

580

Family?

Muscidae (houseflies).

581

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; Family Tipulidae (craneflies).

582

Order?

Lepidoptera.

583

Family?

Belostomatidae (giant water bugs).

584

What order do beetles belong to?

Coleoptera.

585

Family?

Cicadidae (cicadas).

586

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Hippoboscidae (louse flies).

587

Family?

Tachinidae (tachinid flies).

588

Family?

Cicadellidae (leafhoppers).

589

What insects belong to family Proctotrupidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Serphid wasps (parasitoids).

590

Family?

Hippoboscidae (louse flies/sheep keds).

591

Family?

Buprestidae (metallic wood-boring/jewel beetles).

592

Family?

Cicadellidae (leafhoppers).

593

What insects belong to family Culicidae (order Diptera)?

Mosquitos.

594

Family?

Scarabaeidae (scarab beetles).

595

What family do common sawflies belong to?

Tenthredinidae (order Hymenoptera).

596

Family?

Braconidae (braconid parasitoid wasps).

597

Family?

Culicidae (mosquitos).

598

Family?

Hippoboscidae (louse flies/sheep keds).

599

What insects belong to order Embiidina?

Web-spinners.

600

Order?

Embiidina (or Embioptera).

601

What insects belong to family Diapriidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Diapriid wasps (parasitoids).

602

Order?

Phasmida.

603

What insects belong to family Apidae (order Hymenoptera)?

Most bees (e.g. honeybees, bumblebees).

604

Family?

Aleyrodidae (whiteflies).

605

Genus?

Scaphinotus (f. Carabidae; snail-eaters).

606

Order? Family?

Order Diptera; family Asilidae (robber flies).

607

What insects belong to order Hymenoptera?

Ants, bees, wasps, and sawflies.

608

Order?

Diptera.

609

Genus?

Pterostichus (f. Carabidae; black ground beetles).

610

Family?

Simuliidae (blackflies).

611

What family do tachinid flies belong to?

Tachinidae (order Diptera).

612

What order do mayflies belong to?

Ephemeroptera.

613

Family?

Ichneumonidae (ichneumonid parasitoid wasps).

614

Family?

Dytiscidae (predaceous diving beetles).

615

What family do robber flies belong to?

Asilidae (order Diptera).

616

Family?

Cicadidae (cicadas).

617

What family do metallic wood-boring beetles and jewel beetles belong to?

Buprestidae (order Coleoptera).

618

Genus?

Pterostichus (f. Carabidae; black ground beetles).

619

Order?

Hemiptera.

620

Family?

Nepidae (waterscorpions).

621

Family?

Vespidae (hornets, yellowjackets, etc.).

622

Family?

Mycetophilidae (fungus gnats).

623

Genus?

Scolytus (f. Scolytidae; bark beetles).

624

Family?

Ichneumonidae (ichneumonid parasitoid wasps).

625

Family?

Cerambycidae (long-horned beetles).

626

Order?

Hemiptera.

627

What insects belong to family Belostomatidae (order Hemiptera)?

Giant water bugs.

628

Family?

Cicadellidae (leafhoppers).

629

Family?

Platygastridae (platygastrid parasitoid wasps).

630

Family?

Asilidae (robber flies).

631

What order do grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids belong to?

Orthoptera.

632

Family?

Syrphidae (hover flies).

633

What insects belong to order Grylloblattodea?

Rock crawlers and ice bugs.

634

Order?

Megaloptera.

635

Family?

Tephritidae (true fruit flies).

636

Family?

Hippoboscidae (louse flies/sheep keds).

637

Family?

Diprionidae (pine sawflies).

638

Family?

Pentatomidae (stink/shield bugs).

639

What insects belong to family Tipulidae (order Diptera)?

Crane flies.

640

What family do water striders belong to?

Gerridae (order Hemiptera).

641

Order?

Diptera.

642

Order?

Lepidoptera.

643

What order do bristletails belong to?

Archaeognatha.

644

Family?

Cerambycidae (long-horned beetles).

645

Order?

Orthoptera (Jerusalem cricket).

646

What insects belong to family Dolichopodidae (order Diptera)?

Long-legged flies.

647

Family?

Leucospidae (leucospid parasitoid wasps).

648

Order?

Ephemeroptera.

649

What family do ladybird beetles belong to?

Coccinellidae (order Coleoptera).

650

What family do bed bugs belong to?

Cimicidae (order Hemiptera).

651

Family?

Buprestidae (metallic wood-boring/jewel beetles).

652

Family?

Diapriidae (diapriid parasitoid wasps).

653

What family do midges belong to?

Chironomidae (order Diptera).

654

Family?

Formicidae (ants).

655

Order?

Orthoptera (katydid).

656

Family?

Cynipidae (gall wasps).

657

What family do mosquitos belong to?

Culicidae (order Diptera).

658

Family?

Cynipidae (gall wasps).

659

Family?

Stratiomyidae (soldier flies).

660

Family?

Sphecidae (thread-waisted wasps).

661

What is the defining feature of crane flies (Tipulidae)?

Long, delicate legs.

662

Family?

Tipulidae (craneflies).

663

What family do predaceous diving beetles belong to?

Dytiscidae (order Coleoptera).

664

Order?

Isoptera.

665

Family?

Culicidae (mosquitos).

666

What family do carrion (burying) beetles belong to?

Silphidae (order Coleoptera).

667

Family?

Anthocoridae (minute pirate bugs).

668

Family?

Lampyridae (fireflies).

669

Family?

Leucospidae (leucospid parasitoid wasps).

670

Family?

Mutillidae (velvet ants).

671

Order?

Megaloptera.

672

Family?

Psyllidae (jumping plant lice).

673

What order do silverfish and firebrats belong to?

Thysanura.

674

Family?

Perilampidae (perilampid parasitoid wasps).

675

Order?

Megaloptera.

676

What family do capsid (mirid) bugs belong to?

Miridae (order Hemiptera).

677

Family?

Tingidae (lace bugs).

678

Family?

Gerridae (water striders).

679

Subfamily?

Apinae (long-tongued bees; in f. Apidae).

680

What family do click beetles belong to?

Elateridae (order Coleoptera).

681

Order?

Coleoptera.

682

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Plumose.

683

Family?

Sarcophagidae (flesh flies).

684

Order?

Neuroptera (lacewing).

685

What insects belong to family Chalcididae (order Hymenoptera)?

Chalcidid wasps (parasitoids).

686

What family do pine sawflies belong to?

Diprionidae (order Hymenoptera).

687

Family?

Chrysididae (cuckoo wasps).

688

Family?

Gyrinidae (whirligig beetles).

689

Family?

Chironomidae (midges).

690

Order?

Hemiptera.

691

Order?

Thysanura.

692

Family?

Sphecidae (thread-waisted wasps).

693

Family?

Andrenidae (mining bees).

694

What family do soldier flies belong to?

Stratiomyidae (order Diptera).

695

Order?

Plecoptera.

696

What insects belong to family Staphylinidae (order Coleoptera)?

Rove beetles.

697

Family?

Simuliidae (blackflies).

698

Order?

Mantodea.

699

What insects belong to family Reduviidae (order Hemiptera)?

Assassin bugs.

700

Family?

Pentatomidae (stink/shield bugs).

701

What order do caddisflies belong to?

Trichoptera.

702

What are the three major genera of bark beetles (family Scolytidae)?

  • Dendroctonus
  • Ips
  • Scolytus

703

Family?

Coccinellidae (ladybird beetles).

704

Family?

Mymaridae (fairyflies).

705

Family?

Tephritidae (true fruit flies).

706

What insects belong to family Chrysididae (order Hymenoptera)?

Cuckoo wasps.

707

Family?

Psychodidae (moth flies/sand flies).

708

What family do leaf beetles belong to?

Chyrsomelidae (order Coleoptera).

709

What insects belong to order Neuroptera?

Lacewings and antlions.

710

Family?

Belostomatidae (giant water bugs).

711

What is the proper name for this type of antenna?

Pectinate.

712

What order do ice bugs and rock crawlers belong to?

Grylloblattodea.