Insect identification 5

Box 32

Tiny insects (see the drawing below), less than 2 mm long, without antennae, living in the soil. Go to Protura.

protura

Insects not like this. Go to Box 33.

Box 33

Insects with cerci or other abdominal appendages. Go to Box 34.

Insects without any abdominal appendages. Go to Box 41.

Box 34

Insects with long abdominal appendages. Go to Box 35.

Insects with short abdominal appendages. Go to Box 38.

Box 35

Insects with abdominal appendages that form pincers. Go to Box 36.

Insects whose abdominal appendages do not form pincers. Go to Box 37.

Box 36

Insects whose tarsus (see the drawing below) is 3 segmented. Go to Dermaptera, the earwigs.

Insects whose tarsus has just one segment. Go to Diplura, the bristletails.

insect leg showing parts