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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flagItaly
25%
8%
58%
8%
12
flagGermany
22%
19%
48%
9%
84
flagthe United States
27%
16%
45%
9%
235
flagCanada
18%
18%
45%
9%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
18%
36%
45%
0%
11
flagNorway
38%
11%
44%
5%
18
flagPoland
31%
17%
41%
8%
5426
flagthe United Kingdom
22%
23%
40%
12%
115
flagCzech Republic
10%
40%
40%
10%
10
flagIndia
42%
16%
28%
9%
66
flagFrance
54%
0%
18%
27%
11
flagthe Netherlands
57%
9%
9%
23%
21

Gender

men41%
women39%
Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)
31%
36%
Diptera (flies)
18%
15%
Coleoptera (beetles)
41%
39%
rodents
7%
7%

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