Greek "zor" (pure) + "aptera" (no wings)
Zoraptera are tiny insects that live in rotting wood. They are rare, and little is know about them. Some are blind, whitish, and wingless, while others are dark and have wings and compound eyes.

Quick ID

  • Small, rarely seen

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