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%
18%
50%
9%
87
flagItaly
25%
8%
58%
8%
12
flagthe United States
28%
15%
46%
8%
249
flagCanada
23%
15%
46%
7%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
18%
36%
45%
0%
11
flagPoland
31%
17%
42%
8%
5792
flagNorway
42%
10%
42%
5%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
21%
21%
41%
13%
129
flagSweden
50%
10%
40%
0%
10
flagCzech Republic
10%
40%
40%
10%
10
flagIndia
41%
17%
29%
8%
68
flagFrance
46%
0%
26%
26%
15
flagUU
27%
16%
22%
33%
18
flagthe Netherlands
56%
12%
12%
20%
25

Gender

men42%
women38%
Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)
30%
36%
Diptera (flies)
19%
15%
Coleoptera (beetles)
42%
39%
rodents
7%
8%

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