Below, please find a collection of reviewed insect-related Web sites. Once I have sufficient listings, these sites will be conveniently categorized. If you know of other great insect Web sites you would like to see on this list, please send an email.

Entomology Index of Internet Resources

Iowa State University has one of the best directories and search engine of insect-related Internet resources. Extensive listings are organized into useful categories.

Spinning Jenny and Devil’s Darning Needles

This recently published book is about dragonflies and damselflies and their cultural associations with man. Dragonflies are often viewed with revulsion and fear but have woven their way into literature, crafts and medicine. Mail requests for this book to Mr & Mrs B. Lucas, 8 Camborne Drive, Fixby, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD2 2NF or telephone UK at 01484 545875. Cost is 9.40 pound within UK and 10.70 pounds for international destinations and payable by check drawn from a UK bank.

University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Department

The University of Florida has many interesting links including numerous publications about pest management. Some of their creations include detailed insect profiles in their featured creature, section, several interesting resources in their “buggy software” section, and their book of insect records in pdf format.

The O. Orkin Insect Zoo

The curriculum module for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History O. Orkin Insect Zoo is packed with great insect content. Take a virtual tour of the actual exhibits. Tons of curriculum ideas for teachers, lots of facts for students, and many well organized links.

Colorado State Entomology Page

Colorado State University has collected extensive links in addition to information on entomological meetings, jobs, publication and various insect images.

Smithsonian Natural History Home Page

With an insect collection 30,000,000 strong, the Smithsonian is an important entomological hub. Check out the Insect Art Contest.

The Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute

SASI is a private not-for-profit environmental and science education institution founded by Steve Prchal in 1986. Their efforts include field research, publications and educational programs.


Termites are detrivores, or detritus feeders. They feed on dead plants and trees as well as dead parts of living trees, including wood and wood in the soil


Bugs, insects, and pests in Canada. Contains links, research, and advice on local insects.

The Natural History Museum (The British Museum)

A very impressive 27 million specimen collection in London, UK. Their 100 entomological specialists represent expertise in medical and veterinary entomology, biodiversity, molecular systematics, plant-insect relationships and collections management.

Entomological Society of America

The ESA is the oldest and largest institution catering to the special interests of entomologist. They publish The American Entomologist and will hold their next annual meeting entitled “Back to the Future” December 12-16 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.

The Usenet news:sci.bio.entomology.misc

The Usenet newsgroup that discusses general entomological questions.

The Usenet news:sci.bio.entomology.lepidoptera

The Usenet newsgroup that discusses butterfly and moth questions.

Insect photographs and information from Chiang Mai Thailand

What do Thai people think of their insects? Checklist of butterflies from Chiang Mai. Insects in Thai proverbs. Articles on Thai insects. Edible insects. Postage stamps. Links

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Postage Stamps Coming Soon!

I am getting closer to releasing a new section of Class Insecta to include a collection of insects on stamps. Stay tuned.