Representative pictures of orders of Hexapods

    Pterygota (Infraclass Neoptera)

  Superorder Orthopteroidea
        Order Blattodea  -- Roaches

Dept. of Entomology, University of Nebraska -- Lincoln

        Order Mantodea  -- Mantids, Mantises

1999 California Academy of Sciences

        Order Isoptera  -- Termites

     Worker                                Nasute Soldier

Gerald Lenhard                        2003 Alex Wild

       Winged Reproductives

        Gerald Lenhard

        Order Grylloblattodea  -- Rock Crawlers (Ice Crawlers)

    2003 Alex Wild

        Order Dermaptera  -- Earwigs

        Order Plecoptera  -- Stoneflies

    1996, Riley Nelson

        Order Embiidina  -- Webspinners

        Order Orthoptera  -- Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids, etc.
        Suborder Caelifera  -- the Grasshoppers and Locusts

1996, James K. Adams

        Suborder Ensifera  -- Katydids and Crickets

1996, James K. Adams       Katydid

brown-and-black cricket - Acheta domesticus - female
     Gryllidae Cricket,   2005 Robin McLeod                   Gryllotalpidae       Mole Cricket

 Oecanthidae (or the subfamily Oecanthinae
    in the Gryllidae) 
         Tree Cricket  (

        Order Phasmatodea (or Phasmida)  -- Walkingsticks, Leaf Insects

1996, Erich Tilgner        Walkingsticks  Mating                         Leaf Insect