If you want to learn the names of insects in English you’re in the right place. Keep on reading for all the insect names, along with pictures to learn them quickly and easily.
Names of Insects in English List
Check out this list with the insect names in English.
- stink bug
Kinds of Insects with Pictures
Take a look at these pictures of the most common kinds of insects.
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Insect Animals Chart
Check out this chart with the most common insect animals that you can see around you.
Names of Insects Guessing Game
Now that you’ve mastered the insects in English, try out this quiz to see how many you can get correct.
Names of Insects FAQs
There are a number of common questions that people have about insects. Here are the answers to some of the most popular ones.
What is the name of the insect known for its loud chirping sound at night?
Which insect is known for its ability to carry diseases like malaria and dengue fever?
What is the name of the flying insect that often bothers picnics and outdoor gatherings?
Which insect undergoes complete metamorphosis, consisting of egg, larva, pupa, and adult stages?
What is the name of the insect that produces honey?
Which insect is known for its ability to produce light through bioluminescence?
Firefly (or Lightning bug).
What is the name of the long, slender insect that feeds on plant sap?
Which insect is considered a pest for damaging crops by devouring leaves?
What is the name of the insect that constructs complex nests made of paper?
Wasp (Paper wasp).
Which insect is known for its ability to produce a powerful stinging sensation when touched?
Ant (or Fire ant).
Learn More English Vocabulary
Now that you’ve mastered the insect names in English, it’s time to turn your attention to some other things. Here are a few suggestions:
- Types of birds
- Wild animal names
- Shoe types in English
- Math vocabulary
- Clothes we wear in winter season
- Herbivorous animals
- Zoo animals
- Animals and their sounds
Insect Names in English: Join the Conversation
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