Entomology is the study of insects, the largest group of living organisms, with probably over a million species worldwide. There are many sub-groups which are studied by Yorkshire naturalists, and the following have special interest groups within the YNU:

Insect Section Menu

Insect Section News

News from the YNU's Insect Section

Caddisflies

Caddisflies or Trichoptera, (meaning, from the Greek trichos a hair and pteron a wing; hairy-wing

Bees, wasps and ants

The Bees, Wasps and Ants Sub-Section of the YNU.

Stoneflies

StoneStoneflies, belonging to the Insect order Plecoptera, are so called because the adults of th

Parasitic Wasps

The Parasitic Wasp Sub-Section of the YNU.

Sawflies

Recording sawflies in Yorkshire

Beetles

The beetle sub-section of the YNU.

Butterflies and Moths

The butterflies and moths sub-section of the YNU.

Hemiptera, Neuroptera & Odonata

Plant bugs, lacewings, dragonflies and damselflies

Flies

Diptera recording in Yorkshire

Grasshoppers and Crickets

The Grasshoppers & Crickets sub-section of the YNU

Mayflies

Mayfly recording in Yorkshire

Plant Galls

Plant gall recording in the YNU

Isopoda, Myriapoda and Pseudoscorpiones

Woodlice, millipedes, centipedes and false scorpions

Recording

Insect recording in Yorkshire

Insect Events

List of up coming events

Main Contacts

Chairman and Secretary of the Entomological Section