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Common names

Types of Invertebrates in Britain; List of scientific names only complete for Phylum, Class and in some cases Order of invertebrate are listed.

English names

acorn-worms
alderflies
anemones
ant-lions
ants
aphids
appendicularians
barnacles
bees
beetles
biting lice
bivalves
booklice
bootlace worms
bristletails
brittle stars
bumblebees
butterflies
caddisflies
calcareous sponges
centipedes
chitons
cicadas
cockroaches
common sponges
copepods
corals
crabs
craneflies
crickets
cumacids
diplurans
dragonflies
earthworms
earwigs
echinoderms
entoprocts
feather-stars
fish lice
flatworms
fleas
flukes
free-living flatworms
gastrotrichans
gnathostomulans
grasshoppers
harvestmen
hemichordates
horsehair worms
hoverflies
hydras
insects
isopods
jellyfish
ked flies
kinorhyncha worms
krill
lacewings
lamp-shells
lancelets
leeches
lobsters
loriciferans
mayflies
mictacids
midges
millipedes
mites
monoplacophorans
mosquitoes
moss animalcules
moths
mysids
octopuses
oligochaete worms
opossum shrimps
orthonectidans
ostracods
parasitic wasps
pauropods
pelagic tunicates
phoronids
planctosphaerids
polychaete worms
polyps
priapulid worms
proturans
pseudoscorpions
pterobranchs
rhombozoans
ribbon worms
round-worms
sand-hoppers
sawflies
scissor-lice
scorpionflies
scorpions
sea fleas
sea mats
sea spiders
sea-cucumbers
sea-gooseberries
sea-squirts
sea-urchins
segmented worms
shrimps
silver-fish
sipunculid worms
slugs
snails
snakeflies
solenogasts
spiders
spiny-headed worms
spoon worms
springtails
squids
squills
starfish
stick insects
stoneflies
stylopids
sucking lice
symphylans
tachinid flies
tadpole shrimps
tapeworms
thrips
ticks
tongue-worms
true bugs
true flies
tunicates
tusk-shells
wasps
water fleas
water-bears
wheel animalcules
woodlice

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