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List of least concern insects

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As of July 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 2843 least concern insect species. 47% of all evaluated insect species are listed as least concern. The IUCN also lists 12 insect subspecies as least concern.

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No subpopulations of insects have been evaluated by the IUCN.

This is a complete list of least concern insect species and subspecies as evaluated by the IUCN.

Earwigs

  • Spirolabia browni
  • Termites

  • Nasutitermes maheensis
  • Neotermes laticollis
  • Orthoptera

    There are 184 species and six subspecies in the order Orthoptera assessed as least concern.

    Tettigoniids

    Species

    Subspecies

  • Clonia wahlbergi wahlbergi
  • Lesser reed katydid (Pseudorhynchus pungens meridionalis)
  • Phaneropterids

    Species

    Subspecies

    Hymenoptera

    There are 106 species in the order Hymenoptera assessed as least concern.

    Ants

  • Leptothorax recedens
  • Lepidoptera

    Lepidoptera comprises moths and butterflies. There are 420 species and one subspecies in the order Lepidoptera assessed as least concern.

    Skippers

    Species

    Subspecies

  • Oreisplanus munionga larana
  • Beetles

    There are 423 beetle species assessed as least concern.

    Odonata

    Odonata includes dragonflies and damselflies. There are 1690 species and five subspecies in the order Odonata assessed as least concern.

    Platycnemidids

    Species

    Subspecies

  • Platycnemis pennipes nitidula
  • Coenagrionids

    Species

    Subspecies

  • Pele damselfly (Megalagrion amaurodytum peles)
  • Libellulids

    Species

    Subspecies

    References

    List of least concern insects Wikipedia


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