Invertebrates (Terrestrial)

Research Groups
Research Techniques

Identification of Focal Research Groups:

A phylogenic tree is provided below in order to portray Invertebrates included in the range of study and likelihood of focus. As Terrestrial Invertebrates number so many in terms of family, genus and species, it is not possible to concentrate on all at this point in time within the research remit. Marine Invertebrates will also be left to the side for the moment. In all a life's work. The diagram is colour coded as displayed.

Invertebrates
Annelid (Worms)
Arthropod (Jointed-Legs)
Cnidaria (Stinging Cells)
Echinoderm (Spiny-Skinned)
Oligochaeta (Earthworms)
Mollusk (Soft Body)
Porifera (Sponges)
Gastropoda (Snails & Slugs)
Uniramia
Chelicerata
Crustacea
Diplopoda (Millipedes
Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Araneaea (Spiders)
Isopoda (Woodlice)
Insecta
Pterygota
Apterygota (Bristle/Spring-Tails)
Exopterygota
Endopterygota
  • Odonata ( Damsel/Dragon Flies).

  • Ephemerodtera ( Mayflies).

  • Dictyoptera (Cockroaches & Mantids).

  • Plecoptera (Stoneflies).

  • Dermaptera (Earwigs).

  • Orthoptera (Grasshoppers & Crickets).

  • Psocoptera (Book Lice).

  • Malophaga ( Biting Lice).

  • Anoplura (Sucking Lice).

  • Thysanoptera ( Thrips).

  • Hemiptera (Bugs).

  • Megaloptera (Alder/Snake Flies).

  • Neuroptera (Lacewings).

  • Mecoptera (Scorpion/Moss Flies).

  • Trichoptera (Caddis Flies).

  • Lepidoptera ( Moths/Butterflies).

  • Diptera (2-Winged Flies).

  • Siphonaptera (Fleas).

  • Hymenoptera (Ants/Bees/Wasps/Saw & Ichneumon Flies).

  • Coleoptera (Beetles & Weevils).

  • Strepsitera (Stylops).

Colour Key:

Primary Focus
Secondary Focus
Tertiary Focus
Possible Focus
Unlikely Focus
Marine - No Focus

Research Groups: 

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  • Hemiptera (Bugs).

  • Hymenoptera (Ants/Bees/Wasps).

  • Lepidoptera (Moths/Butterflies).

  • Araneae (Spiders).

  • Coleoptera (Beetles/Weevils).

  • Dermaptera (Earwigs).

  • Diptera (2-Winged Flies).

  • Dictyoptera (Cockroaches/Mantids).

  • Isopoda (Woodlice)

  • Gastropoda (Snails/Slugs).

  • Odonata (Dragon/Damselflies).

  • Orthoptera (Grasshoppers/Crickets).