Insecta is a Class of Kingdom Animalia under Phylum Arthropoda. It is a class of invertebrates.

Characteristic FeaturesEdit

  • Have a chitinous exoskeleton
  • A three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen)
  • Three pairs of jointed legs
  • Compound eyes
  • One pair of antennae

Further ClassificationEdit


  • Class Insecta is the most diverse group of animals on the planet, including more than a million described species.