The Apterygota are a class of primitive insects with no wings.
Apterygota contains the groups:
Learn more about the springtails, named after their unique in-built spring.
The archaeognatha are better known as the 'jumping bristletails', read more about them here.
Diplura, or the ‘twin pronged bristletails’ consists of 800 described species within four families.
Protura consists of around 200 species, and are considered some of the most primitive insects known.
Find out more about the Silverfish and Firebrats, found in many homes.