Insects of Iowa

Insect Orders


Ephemeroptera - Mayflies

Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies

Plecoptera - Stoneflies

Phasmatodea - Walking Sticks

Dictyoptera - Mantids, Cockroaches

Hemiptera - True Bugs

Homoptera - Aphids, Leafhoppers and Planthoppers

Neuroptera - Dobsonflies, Antlions and Lacewings

Coleoptera - Beetles

Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps, Sawflies, Horntails, Ichneumons and Braconids

Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths

Mecoptera - Scorpionflies and Hangingflies

Diptera - Flies