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The scientific study of Insecta. If the question is about some other group of arthropod use 'arthropod' tag.

Questions on the biology and identification of members of Insecta.

Insecta is a group of Arthropod with following basic characters :

  • body divided into head, thorax and abdomen
  • three pairs of thoracic legs.

This group includes arthropods like Butterflies (Lepidopterans), Flies (Dipterans) and Beetles (Coleopterans).

If the question is about -

  • Arthropod in general
  • Chelicerates, myriapods, or crustaceans.

Use the tag .

If the question is about arachnids use tag .

See also and use other tags to narrow the field of your question.

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