• UK policies show biases toward Lepidoptera over other large insect orders.
• Policy protection of mammals shows greater uniformity between orders than insects.
• Policies in Ireland lack protection for any insect species.
• UK priority lists do not prioritise all insects assessed as at risk of extinction.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0006320722000179?via%3Dihub (requires subscription)