Swaziland's Biodiversity Explorer

Invertebrates

Molluscs


Slugs & Snails

Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda

Arachnids


Spiders, Scorpions, Solifuges, Ticks, Mites

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida

Beetles


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera

Flies


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera

Mayflies


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Ephemeroptera

True Bugs


Assassin bugs, plant-hoppers, pondskaters, shield bugs, spittlebugs, scale insects.

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera

Ants, Bees & Wasps


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera

Butterflies


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera

Moths


(excluding Butterflies)

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera

Mantids


Praying Mantises

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea

Lacewings & Antlions


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Neuroptera

Dragonflies & Damselflies


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata

Grasshoppers & Locusts


Grasshoppers, locusts, crickets, katydids

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera

Stick Insects


Stick and leaf insects

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Phasmatodea

Crustaceans


Crabs

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda

Centipedes


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Myriapoda
Subclass: Diplopoda
Order: Spirostreptida

Millipedes


Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Myriapoda
Subclass: Chilopoda
Order: Scolopendromorpha

Vertebrates