Insect identification boxes 21 & 22

Box 21

Insects who have very short antennae, and bodies at least 25 mm long. Go to Odonata, the dragonflies and damselflies.

Insects whose antennae are longer; at least the width of the head. Go to Box 22.

Box 22

Insects whose tarsus (see drawing below) has 3 segments before the claw. Go to Plecoptera, the stoneflies.

insect leg

Insects whose tarsus has 5 segments then the claw. Go to Neuroptera, the lacewings, antlions etc.