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Names of Insects

Names of Insects
Written by Rakesh Kumar

Names of Insects

Names of Insects:- In this section we will read about Names of Insects. We will read in detail about all these .


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


Describing an insect, for many people can be difficult, this is why it is super important to know the names of insects when speaking English so that you can instantly refer to them during a conversation.


Why you wish to learn insect names there may be a variety of reasons, perhaps you work in a job that requires you to speak about insects to English speakers.


You maybe want to talk about an interesting insect you have seen. Whatever the reason, this handy section will guide you on your way.


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:


No.-1. Flying Insects :

bee, wasp, fly, dragonfly, moth, butterfly, mosquito, grasshopper.

No.-2. Crawling Insects :

caterpillar, cockroach, spider, louse, ant, worm.


List of Insects


No.-1. Moth

No.-2. Bee

No.-3. Butterfly

No.-4. Spider

No.-5. Ladybird  or Ladybug

No.-6. Ant

No.-7. Dragonfly

No.-8. Fly

No.-9. Mosquito

No.-10. Grasshopper

No.-11. Beetle

No.-12. Cockroach

No.-13. Centipede

No.-14. Worm

No.-15. Louse


List of Insects in English with explanation:-


No.-1. Moth:- Moths are attracted by light.


No.-2. Bee:- Bees make honey.


No.-3. Butterfly:- The life span of a butterfly is short.


Names of Insects in English:-


No.-4. Spider:- There’s a spider in the bathroom.


No.-5. Ladybird  or ladybug :- Ladybug, also called ladybird, eats aphids – small, soft insects that look like tiny grains of rice.


No.-6. Ant:- Do ants have ears?


No.-7. Dragonfly:-There is a dragonfly on the ceiling.


No.-8. Fly:- Flies and mosquitoes interfered with his meditation.


No.-9. Mosquito:- A mosquito just bit me.


Types of Insects:-


No.-10. Grasshopper:- That’s the biggest grasshopper I’ve ever seen.


No.-11. Beetle:- I picked up the beetle carefully between finger and thumb.


No.-12. Cockroach:- There are many cockroaches in the kitchen.


No.-13. Centipede:- How many legs does a centipede have?


No.-14. Worm:- The bird was looking for worms.


No.-15. Louse, Plural – lice:- The louse then feeds by sucking the fish’s blood.




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