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Names of Insects: List of Insects with Pictures

Insect Names! List of insects and bugs with ESL pictures, examples in English. Learn these names of insects illustrated with interesting images to improve your vocabulary in English, especially for kids.

Types of Insects

Are Insects Animals? Types of Insects

Are insects animals? Insects are the largest group of animals on earth by far. They have many legs; and most have wings. Insects were the first animals capable of flight. As they develop from eggs, they undergo metamorphosis.

Types of Insects:

Insects can be divided into two groups:

  • Flying Insects : bee, wasp, fly, dragonfly, moth, butterfly, mosquito, grasshopper…
  • Crawling Insects : caterpillar, cockroach, spider, louse, ant, worm…

List of Insects

  • Moth
  • Bee
  • Butterfly
  • Spider
  • Ladybird (BrE) – ladybug (NAmE)
  • Ant
  • Dragonfly
  • Fly
  • Mosquito
  • Grasshopper
  • Beetle
  • Cockroach
  • Centipede
  • Worm
  • Louse

Names of Insects in English

List of Insects with Pictures

Moth

Moths are attracted by light.

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Bee

Bees make honey.

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Butterfly

The life span of a butterfly is short.

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Spider

There’s a spider in the bathroom.

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Ladybird (BrE) – ladybug (NAmE)

Ladybug, also called ladybird, eats aphids – small, soft insects that look like tiny grains of rice.

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Ant

Do ants have ears?

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Dragonfly

There is a dragonfly on the ceiling.

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Fly

Flies and mosquitoes interfered with his meditation.

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Mosquito

mosquito just bit me.

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Grasshopper

That’s the biggest grasshopper I’ve ever seen.

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Beetle

I picked up the beetle carefully between finger and thumb.

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Cockroach

There are many cockroaches in the kitchen.

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Centipede

How many legs does a centipede have?

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Worm

The bird was looking for worms.

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Louse

(plural: lice)

The louse then feeds by sucking the fish’s blood.

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List of Animals in English with Pictures

Animals names in English with different categories. 

Learn types of animals with American English pronunciation.

Names of Insects Groups

List of Insects Groups:

  • An intrusion of cockroaches
  • An army of caterpillars
  • A swarm/A cloud/A business/A grist/A hatch of flies
  • A swarm/A bike/A cast/A cluster/A drift/A game/A hive/A stand/A rabble/A grist of bees
  • A scourge/A swarm of mosquitoes
  • A flock/A colony/An infestation of lice
  • A flight/A rabble/A swarm of butterflies
  • A flight/A horde/A plague/A rabble/A swarm of insects
  • A colony/An army/A bike/A swarm of ants
  • A clutter/A cluster of spiders
  • A cloud/A cluster/A swarm of grasshoppers
  • A bike of (wild) bees

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