Which animal order has the most species?

Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)
Diptera (flies)
Coleoptera (beetles)
rodents
Almost 25% of all known types of animal life-­forms are beetles. About 40% of all de­scribed insect species are beetles (about 400,000 species), and new species are dis­cov­ered fre­quent­ly. It is widely accepted that the total number of all beetles species (in­clud­ing the un­de­scribed ones) is higher than one million.

Answers distribution

Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)
Diptera (flies)
Coleoptera (beetles)
rodents
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flagGermany
21%
17%
48%
11%
96
flagCanada
26%
13%
46%
6%
15
flagItaly
30%
7%
53%
7%
13
flagthe United States
28%
15%
45%
9%
262
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
21%
45%
11%
164
flagNorway
40%
9%
45%
4%
22
flagPoland
30%
17%
43%
8%
6649
flagRepublic of Ireland
11%
35%
41%
11%
17
flagCzech Republic
8%
41%
41%
8%
12
flagSweden
50%
8%
41%
0%
12
flagFrance
42%
4%
33%
19%
21
flagIndia
40%
18%
29%
9%
75
flagthe Netherlands
48%
10%
24%
17%
29
flagUnknown
41%
19%
23%
13%
51

Gender

men42%
women39%
Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)
30%
36%
Diptera (flies)
19%
15%
Coleoptera (beetles)
42%
39%
rodents
7%
8%

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