Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

The eight legged animals. In our garden represented by things like spiders, harvestmen and mites.

Class: Hexanauplia

Class: Insecta

The six legged animals, with three body parts (head, abdomen and thorax), a exoskeleton made from chitin and compound eyes. In our garden represented by a wide variety of animals.

Class: Malacostraca

Animals belonging to the sub-phylum Crustacea. In our garden this includes woodlice and water slaters.

Class: Ostracoda

Another group belonging to the sub-phylum Crustacea. Hard to identify and a work in slow progress.