j for junebugs
the made-up collective nouns are still going strong
illustrations of insects are from scanned pages of the following texts “The Cabinet of Oriental Entomology” (1838) and “The Entomologist’s Text Book” (1838), found in the public domain
illustration of horse fly from scanned page of “Natural History of Animals”, published in 1895
g for grasshoppers…and giggles.
illustrations of grasshoppers found in the public domain, from scanned pages of a book from 1834 (colored grasshopper) and one from 1911 (grey).
f for flies
e is for earwig
another made-up collective noun
more made-up collective nouns
making up collective nouns