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The Lepidoptera is an order of insects that includes moths and butterflies (both called lepidopterans). 180,000 species of Lepidoptera are described, in 126 families and 46 .... Butterflies and moth...

What creatures belong to the family lepidoptera - Answers

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moths and butterflies.

What is the difference between a butterfly and a moth? (Everyday ...

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Butterflies and moths belong to the order Lepidoptera (from the Greek lepis ... The smallest known moths are from the pygmy moth family (Nepticulidae) with ... of the magnificence and complexity of some of nature's most splendid creatures.”  ...

All about butterflies | Department of Horticulture

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... belong to this group. The word "Lepidoptera" means "scaly wings" in Greek. ... Both butterflies and moths belong to the same insect group called Lepidoptera. In general, butterflies ... Butterflies are complex creatures. Their day-to-day lives ...

Butterfly Taxonomy - Learn About Butterflies

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2 - Butterfly Families and subfamilies ... 5 - Lepidoptera and the Evolutionary table ... The phylum Arthropoda i.e. those animals with jointed limbs and a hard .... in disagreement about which genus a particular species belongs to, or whether ...

Butterflies and Moths (Order Lepidoptera) - Amateur Entomologists ...

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The Lepidoptera are probably the most widely studied order of invertebrates, and ... thereby releasing more time to watch and study these fascinating creatures. ... ( most species in most families are described) and 927 species are illustrated by ...

Lepidoptera - definition of Lepidoptera by The Free Dictionary

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Lepidoptera synonyms, Lepidoptera pronunciation, Lepidoptera translation, English ... family Satyridae, Satyridae - a widely distributed family of butterflies common ... You will find in the most out- of-the way villages human mollusks, creatures ...

Lepidoptera - Dr. Giuseppe MAZZA Journalist - Scientific photographer

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The order of the Lepidopterans ( Lepidoptera ) is an order of insects, second, as for ... referring to other classes of animals, the birds for instance, the ornithological ..... species, the best known diurnal ones belong to the family of the Zygaenids ...

Butterfly and moth | Wild About Gardens

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British butterflies belong to a number of different families, and can be ... Moth families are divided into the Macro-lepidoptera (Larger moths) and the Micro- lepidoptera (Smaller moths). ... Each month we suggest what creatures you might see.

Butterfly Questions and Answers - NABA

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The word lepidoptera means scaly (lepido) winged (ptera). There are many families of moths and butterflies within the lepidoptera. Of these, we call 2 related  ...

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Frequently Asked Questions : The Lepidopterist Society

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Butterflies and moths comprise the order Lepidoptera, one of the major groups ... As such, members of the Sulphur and White butterfly family (Pieridae) can also ... However, they are remarkably resilient little creatures, and can experience an ...

Butterfly Classification- EnchantedLearning.com

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Butterflies and moth belong to the order Lepidoptera. ... Phylum Arthropoda ( arthropods, invertebrate animals with an exoskeleton, a segmented body, and ... Family Papilionidae - Swallowtail Butterflies - most species have prominent "tails.

BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Lepidoptera, butterflies ...

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Local animals in this group: rosy maple ... and moths. Lepidoptera ... There is more information about the families of Butterflies on their separate pages. Because ...