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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flagthe United Arab Emirates
10%
20%
70%
0%
10
flagGermany
23%
18%
48%
11%
100
flagthe United States
28%
15%
46%
9%
265
flagthe United Kingdom
21%
22%
45%
11%
171
flagNorway
37%
12%
45%
4%
24
flagCanada
25%
18%
43%
6%
16
flagPoland
30%
17%
42%
8%
7210
flagItaly
35%
7%
50%
7%
14
flagRepublic of Ireland
11%
35%
41%
11%
17
flagSweden
50%
8%
41%
0%
12
flagCzech Republic
8%
41%
41%
8%
12
flagFrance
42%
4%
33%
19%
21
flagIndia
38%
19%
28%
9%
77
flagthe Netherlands
50%
10%
23%
16%
30
flagUnknown
44%
18%
21%
14%
192

Gender

men39%
women38%
Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)
33%
36%
Diptera (flies)
19%
16%
Coleoptera (beetles)
39%
38%
rodents
8%
8%

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