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Phalangium, genus Phalangium
type genus of the family Phalangiidae
Chelifer, genus Chelifer
a genus of Chelonethida
Mastigoproctus, genus Mastigoproctus
giant whip scorpions
Argiope, genus Argiope
the type genus of Argiopidae; small genus of orb-weaving spiders
Aranea, Araneus, genus Aranea, genus Araneus
a genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders
Latrodectus, genus Latrodectus
venomous spiders
Lycosa, genus Lycosa
type genus of the family Lycosidae
Ixodes, genus Ixodes
type genus of the family Ixodidae
Dermacentor, genus Dermacentor
vectors of important diseases of man and animals
Trombicula, genus Trombicula
type genus of the family Trombiculidae
Sarcoptes, genus Sarcoptes
type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites
Panonychus, genus Panonychus
a genus of Tetranychidae
Scutigerella, genus Scutigerella
garden centipedes
Scutigera, genus Scutigera
a genus of Scutigeridae
Geophilus, genus Geophilus
type genus of the Geophilidae: a cosmopolitan genus of centipedes sometimes called earwigs
Limulus, genus Limulus
type genus of the family Limulidae
Tachypleus, genus Tachypleus
a genus of Limulidae
genus Architeuthis
giant squid
Menippe, genus Menippe
stone crabs
Cancer, genus Cancer
type genus of the family Cancridae
Portunus, genus Portunus
type genus of the family Portunidae
Ovalipes, genus Ovalipes
a genus of Portunidae
Callinectes, genus Callinectes
New World blue crabs
Uca, genus Uca
fiddler crabs
Pinnotheres, genus Pinnotheres
type genus of the family Pinnotheridae: pea crabs
Paralithodes, genus Paralithodes
a genus of Lithodidae
Maia, Maja, genus Maia, genus Maja
type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
Macrocheira, genus Macrocheira
giant crabs of Japan
Homarus, genus Homarus
type genus of the family Homaridae: common edible lobsters
Nephrops, genus Nephrops
a genus of Nephropsidae
Palinurus, genus Palinurus
type genus of the family Palinuridae
Astacus, genus Astacus
type genus of the family Astacidae; Old World crayfish
Cambarus, genus Cambarus
a genus of Astacidae
Pagurus, genus Pagurus
type genus of the family Paguridae
Crangon, genus Crangon
type genus of the family Crangonidae
Palaemon, genus Palaemon
type genus of the family Palaemonidae; widely distributed genus
Peneus, genus Peneus
type genus of the family Peneidae
Mysis, genus Mysis
type genus of the family Mysidae
Praunus, genus Praunus
a genus of Mysidae
genus Squilla
type genus of the family Squillidae
Armadillidium, genus Armadillidium
type genus of the Armadillidiidae
Oniscus, genus Oniscus
type genus of the Oniscidae; woodlice that cannot roll into a ball
Porcellio, genus Porcellio
Old World genus of isopod crustaceans
Orchestia, genus Orchestia
type genus of the family Orchestiidae
Caprella, genus Caprella
skeleton shrimp
Cyamus, genus Cyamus
whale lice
genus Daphnia
water fleas
Artemia, Chirocephalus, genus Artemia, genus Chirocephalus
fairy shrimp; brine shrimp
Triops, genus Triops
type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye
genus Cyclops
copepod water fleas
Balanus, genus Balanus
type genus of the family Balanidae
Lepas, genus Lepas
type genus of the family Lepadidae
genus Peripatus
type genus of Peripatidae; onychophorans of chiefly New World tropical regions
Plicatoperipatus, genus Plicatoperipatus
a genus of Peripatidae
Peripatopsis, genus Peripatopsis
type genus of Peripatopsidae; onychophorans of chiefly Asiatic and African tropical regions
Adalia, genus Adalia
genus of ladybugs
Epilachna, genus Epilachna
genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and adults feed on plants
Hippodamia, genus Hippodamia
genus of ladybugs
Rodolia, genus Rodolia, genus Vedalia
genus of Australian ladybugs
Brachinus, genus Brachinus
bombardier beetles
genus Calosoma
genus of large predaceous ground beetles that feed on injurious caterpillars
Monochamus, genus Monochamus
sawyer beetles
Leptinotarsa, genus Leptinotarsa
Colorado potato beetles
genus Scarabaeus
type genus of the Scarabaeidae
Popillia, genus Popillia
a genus of Scarabaeidae
Anomala, genus Anomala
genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses
Melolontha, genus Melolontha
a genus of Melolonthidae
Macrodactylus, genus Macrodactylus
a genus of Melolonthidae
Cetonia, genus Cetonia
a genus of Cetoniidae
Pyrophorus, genus Pyrophorus
tropical click beetles
Anthonomus, genus Anthonomus
weevils destructive of cultivated plants
Scolytus, genus Scolytus
type genus of the Scolytidae comprising numerous small bark beetles
Dendroctonus, genus Dendroctonus
genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers
Tribolium, genus Tribolium
flour beetles
Bruchus, genus Bruchus
type genus of the Bruchidae
Acanthoscelides, genus Acanthoscelides
a genus of Bruchidae
Sitophylus, genus Sitophylus
a genus of Bruchidae
Pediculus, genus Pediculus
type genus of Pediculidae: true lice infecting humans
Phthirius, Phthirus, genus Phthirius, genus Phthirus
true lice: crab lice
Menopon, genus Menopon
chicken lice
Pulex, genus Pulex
type genus of the Pulicidae
Ctenocephalides, genus Ctenocephalides
an arthropod genus of fleas
Tunga, genus Tunga
a genus of Siphonaptera
Echidnophaga, genus Echidnophaga
a genus of Siphonaptera
Mayetiola, genus Mayetiola
a genus of Cecidomyidae
Musca, genus Musca
type genus of the Muscidae: houseflies
genus Glossina
type genus of the Glossinidae: tsetse flies
Calliphora, genus Calliphora
type genus of the Calliphoridae: blowflies
Lucilia, genus Lucilia
greenbottle flies
Sarcophaga, genus Sarcophaga
flesh flies
Gasterophilus, genus Gasterophilus
type genus of the Gasterophilidae: horse botflies
Cuterebra, genus Cuterebra
type genus of the Cuterebridae
Dermatobia, genus Dermatobia
larvae live under the skin of domestic mammals and humans
Oestrus, genus Oestrus
type genus of the Oestridae: sheep botflies
Hypoderma, genus Hypoderma
in some classifications considered the type genus of the family Hypodermatidae: warble flies
Rhagoletis, genus Rhagoletis
a genus of Trypetidae
Ceratitis, genus Ceratitis
Mediterranean fruit flies
genus Drosophila
a genus of Drosophilidae
Philophylla, genus Philophylla
leaf miners
Hippobosca, genus Hippobosca
type genus of the Hippoboscidae
Melophagus, genus Melophagus
an arthropod genus of wingless flies including the sheep ked
Haematobia, genus Haematobia
European genus of bloodsucking flies
Aedes, genus Aedes
yellow-fever mosquitos
Anopheles, genus Anopheles
malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae
Culex, genus Culex
type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface
Ceratopogon, genus Ceratopogon
type genus of the Ceratopogonidae
Chironomus, genus Chironomus
type genus of the Chironomidae
Phlebotomus, genus Phlebotomus
small bloodsucking sand flies that resemble moths
genus Sciara
type genus of the Sciaridae: fungus gnat
Simulium, genus Simulium
type genus of the Simuliidae: blackflies
Apis, genus Apis
type genus of the Apidae: honeybees
Xylocopa, genus Xylocopa
carpenter bees
Bombus, genus Bombus
Psithyrus, genus Psithyrus
a large bee that resembles the bumblebee but lacks pollen-collecting apparatus and a worker caste
genus Andrena
a solitary burrowing short-tongued bee
genus Nomia, nomia
a genus of bee; some are important pollinators of legumes
Megachile, genus Megachile
type genus of the Megachilidae: leaf-cutting bees
Anthidium, genus Anthidium
potter bees
Vespa, genus Vespa
type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets
Vespula, genus Vespula
sometimes considered a subgenus of Vespa: social wasps
Polistes, genus Polistes
a genus of Vespidae
Eumenes, genus Eumenes
mason wasps
Sceliphron, genus Sceliphron
mud daubers
Sphecius, genus Sphecius
large solitary wasps: cicada killer
Cynips, genus Cynips
type genus of the Cynipidae: gall wasps
Amphibolips, genus Amphibolips
cynipid gall wasps, especially causing oak-apple galls
Andricus, genus Andricus
cynipid gall wasps, chiefly affecting oaks
Chalcis, genus Chalcis
type genus of the Chalcididae
Fenusa, genus-Fenusa
birch leaf miner
Monomorium, genus Monomorium
a genus of Formicidae
Camponotus, genus Camponotus
carpenter ants
Solenopsis, genus Solenopsis
fire ants
Formica, genus Formica
type genus of the Formicidae
Myrmecia, genus Myrmecia
bulldog ants
Polyergus, genus Polyergus
Amazon ants
Termes, genus Termes
type genus of the Termitidae
Reticulitermes, genus Reticulitermes
includes species highly destructive to structures and living trees
Mastotermes, genus Mastotermes
primitive genus of termites; mostly extinct; sometimes considered the most primitive Isoptera
Kalotermes, genus Kalotermes
type genus of Kalotermitidae; termites destructive of wood and living trees
Cryptotermes, genus Cryptotermes
genus of dry wood termites; cosmopolitan in distribution; sometimes considered a subgenus of Kalotermes
Locusta, genus Locusta
a genus of Acrididae
Melanoplus, genus Melanoplus
New World migratory locusts and common American grasshoppers
Microcentrum, genus Microcentrum
Anabrus, genus Anabrus
a genus of Tettigoniidae
Stenopelmatus, genus Stenopelmatus
sand crickets
Acheta, genus Acheta
common house and field crickets
Oecanthus, genus Oecanthus
tree crickets
genus Diapheromera
a genus of Phasmidae
Phyllium, genus Phyllium
type genus of the Phyllidae
Blatta, genus Blatta
type genus of the Blattidae: cockroaches infesting buildings worldwide
Periplaneta, genus Periplaneta
cosmopolitan genus of large cockroaches
Blattella, genus Blattella
small cockroaches
Blaberus, genus Blaberus
giant cockroaches
Cryptocercus, genus Cryptocercus
genus Mantis
type genus of the Mantidae: mantises
Poecilocapsus, genus Poecilocapsus
a genus of Miridae
Lygus, genus Lygus
plant-sucking bugs
Blissus, genus Blissus
chinch bugs
Anasa, genus Anasa
squash bugs
Leptoglossus, genus Leptoglossus
leaf-footed bugs
Cimex, genus Cimex
type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs
Notonecta, genus Notonecta
type genus of the Notonectidae: backswimmers
Nepa, genus Nepa
type genus of the Nepidae: typical elongate-oval water scorpions
Ranatra, genus Ranatra
elongate very slender water scorpions
Corixa, genus Corixa
type genus of the Corixidae: boat bugs
Gerris, genus Gerris
type genus of the Gerrididae
Triatoma, genus Triatoma
Arilus, genus Arilus
a genus of Reduviidae
Dysdercus, genus Dysdercus
a genus of slender long-legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain it
Aleyrodes, genus Aleyrodes
type genus of the Aleyrodidae
Dialeurodes, genus Dialeurodes
a genus of Aleyrodidae
Trialeurodes, genus Trialeurodes
a genus of Aleyrodidae
Bemisia, genus Bemisia
sweet-potato whitefly
genus Coccus
type genus of the Coccidae
Aspidiotus, genus Aspidiotus
a genus of Diaspididae
Dactylopius, genus Dactylopius
type genus of the Dactylopiidae
Pseudococcus, genus Pseudococcus
type genus of the Pseudococcidae
Planococcus, genus Planococcus
a genus of Pseudococcidae
Aphis, genus Aphis
type genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables
Eriosoma, genus Eriosoma
woolly aphids
Prociphilus, genus Prociphilus
a genus of Aphididae
Adelges, genus Adelges
type genus of the Adelgidae: plant lice
Pineus, genus Pineus
a genus of Adelgidae
Phylloxera, genus Phylloxera
type genus of the Phylloxeridae: plant lice
genus Cicada
type genus of the Cicadidae: cicadas
Tibicen, genus Tibicen
harvest flies
Magicicada, genus Magicicada
seventeen-year locust
Philaenus, genus Philaenus
a genus of Cercopidae
Aphrophora, genus Aphrophora
a genus of Cercopidae
Liposcelis, genus Liposcelis
a genus of Psocidae
Trogium, genus Trogium
a genus of Psocidae
Myrmeleon, genus Myrmeleon
type genus of the Myrmeleontidae: antlions
Corydalis, Corydalus, genus Corydalis, genus Corydalus
type genus of the Corydalidae
Sialis, genus Sialis
type genus of the Sialidae
Lepisma, genus Lepisma
type genus of the Lepismatidae: silverfish
Thermobia, genus Thermobia
a genus of Lepismatidae
Frankliniella, genus Frankliniella
tobacco thrips
genus Thrips
type genus of the Thripidae
Forficula, genus Forficula
type genus of Forficulidae
Nymphalis, genus Nymphalis
type genus of the Nymphalidae: mourning cloak butterflies
Vanessa, genus Vanessa
painted beauty and red admiral
Limenitis, genus Limenitis
mainly dark northern butterflies with white wing bars
Polygonia, genus Polygonia
comma butterflies
Spyeria, genus Spyeria
Argynnis, genus Argynnis
Apatura, genus Apatura
large Old World butterflies
Inachis, genus Inachis
a genus of Nymphalidae
Danaus, genus Danaus
type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies
Pieris, genus Pieris
type genus of the Pieridae
Lycaena, genus Lycaena
type genus of the Lycaenidae; small slender butterflies with upper surface of wings usually metallic blue or green or copper
Strymon, genus Strymon
large and widely distributed genus of hairstreak butterflies
genus Tortrix
type genus of the Tortricidae
Homona, genus Homona
tea tortrix
Argyrotaenia, genus Argyrotaenia
orange tortrix
Carpocapsa, genus Carpocapsa
codling moths
Lymantria, genus Lymantria
type genus of the Lymantriidae; a pest (Lymantria means `destroyer')
Euproctis, genus Euproctis
a genus of Lymantriidae
Paleacrita, genus Paleacrita
geometrid moths
Alsophila, genus Alsophila
geometrid moths
Pyralis, genus Pyralis
type genus of the Pyralidae
Galleria, genus Galleria
a genus of Pyralidae
Pyrausta, genus Pyrausta
moths whose larvae are corn borers
Anagasta, genus Anagasta
moth whose larvae are flour moths
Ephestia, genus Ephestia
small moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food products
Cadra, genus Cadra
a genus of Pyralidae
Tinea, genus Tinea
type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
Tineola, genus Tineola
webbing clothes moths
Trichophaga, genus Trichophaga
carpet moths
Gelechia, genus Gelechia
type genus of the Gelechiidae: pink bollworms
Sitotroga, genus Sitotroga
grain moths
Phthorimaea, genus Phthorimaea
potato moths
Noctua, genus Noctua
type genus of the Noctuidae: moths whose larvae are cutworms
Catacala, genus Catacala
moths whose larvae are cutworms: underwings
Cerapteryx, genus Cerapteryx
antler moths
Heliothis, genus Heliothis
a genus of Noctuidae
Chorizagrotis, genus Chorizagrotis
moths whose larvae are army cutworms
Pseudaletia, genus Pseudaletia
moths whose larvae are armyworms
Spodoptera, genus Spodoptera
moths whose larvae are armyworms
Manduca, genus Manduca
moths whose larvae are tobacco hornworms or tomato hornworms
Acherontia, genus Acherontia
death's-head moth
Bombyx, genus Bombyx
type genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth
Saturnia, genus Saturnia
type genus of the Saturniidae: emperor moth
Eacles, genus Eacles
imperial moths
Actias, genus Actias
luna moths
Hyalophora, genus Hyalophora
American silkworm moth
Samia, genus Samia
silkworm moths
Automeris, genus Automeris
io moth
Antheraea, genus Antheraea
large moths whose larvae produce silk of high quality
Atticus, genus Atticus
atlas moth
Callimorpha, genus Callimorpha
cinnabar moths
Lasiocampa, genus Lasiocampa
type genus of the Lasiocampidae: eggars
Malacosoma, genus Malacosoma
tent caterpillars
Hyphantria, genus Hyphantria
fall webworms
Loxostege, genus Loxostege
garden webworms
Ctenocephalus, genus Ctenocephalus
a former usage synonymous with Ctenocephalides
Type of:
(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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