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Insects (Insecta) of the World насекомые мира
Species on the photo: Melitaea diamina (ex website is devoted to the class of the same name invertebrate animals. In the relevant sections you will find updated taxa tree, catalog of insects species with selection parameters, gallery with thousands of photos, online service for maintaining entomological collections linked to the website catalog with ability to share information with other users, as well as the community of experts and hexapod fans. It goes without saying, there are illustrated species descriptions, as well as the section of articles and individual projects (the last two, unfortunately, in its infancy). We invite everyone to use the information provided on the site, and all who able — to participate in its developing.

Numbers. What we have so far:

Popular taxa


Platypternodes, Albistriacris, Atopacris, Atrachelacris, Alulacris, Gomphocerinae, Lithoscirtus, Anapodisma, ...


Notodontinae, Pygaerinae, Antheua, Biretinae, Cardiga, Elymiotis, Alatanadata, Malgadonta, ...


Scolytinae, Cleonus, Entiminae, Acamptoides, Anisorrhynchus, Baris, Anisorhynchus, Conotrachelus, ...


Harpalinae, Lebiinae, Carabinae, Brachininae, Licininae, Platyninae, Anthiinae, Cicindelinae, ...


Pyraustinae, Crambinae, Spilomelinae, Acentropinae, Cybalomiinae, Evergestinae, Schoenobiinae, Scopariinae, ...


Lamiinae, Cerambycinae, Lepturinae, Prioninae, Spondylidinae, Aredolpona, Arachnoparmena, Cotycuara, ... international entomological community. Terms of use and publishing policy.

Project editor and administrator: Peter Khramov.

Curators: Konstantin Efetov, Vasiliy Feoktistov, Svyatoslav Knyazev, Evgeny Komarov, Stan Korb, Alexander Zhakov.

Moderators: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Evgeny Komarov, Dmitriy Pozhogin, Alexandr Zhakov.

Translation made by Elena Ivannikova, Peter Khramov and Lev Bely.

Thanks to all authors, who publish materials on the website.

© Insects catalog, 2007—2015.

Species catalog enables to sort by characteristics such as expansion, flight time, etc..

Photos of representatives Insecta.

Detailed insects classification with references list.

Few themed publications and a living blog.