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Aquatic and Land Animal Diversity

Aquatic and Land Arthropods

What is the largest group of insects that has been identified and classified?

The largest group of insects that has been identified and classified is the order Coleoptera (beetles, weevils, and fireflies), with some 350,000 to 400,000 species. Beetles are the dominant form of life on Earth, as one of every five living species is a beetle.



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