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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lepidoptera

Lepidoptera is an order of insects that includes butterflies and moths (both are called lepidopterans). About 180,000 species of the Lepidoptera are described, in 126 families and .... Butterflies and moths vary in size from microlepidoptera only a few millimeters long, to conspicuous animals with a wingspan greater than 25 ...

www.zoology.ubc.ca/bclepetal/Order%20Lepidoptera%20et%20al%20Text%20Files/order_lepidoptera.htm

Order LEPIDOPTERA (Moths & Butterflies): Key and Description of Families .... over 100 families and almost 99% of lepidopteran species belong to the Ditrysia,  ...

bugguide.net/node/view/57

Feb 16, 2004 ... Kingdom Animalia (Animals) ... Markku Savela's Lepidoptera site is invaluable for synonyms, links to original literature, distributions south ... 89 families and 12,766 + species in North America (1), although there may be many ...

www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterflies/Classification.shtml

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.

www.britannica.com/animal/lepidopteran

lepidopteran: Lepidoptera any of more than 155000 species of butterflies, ... animal matter and in turn serve as food for many other groups of animals. ... The armyworm (Pseudaletia unipuncta), the larva of an owlet moth (family Noctuidae), … ..... The distasteful insect, called the model, may even belong to an insect order  ...

www.amentsoc.org/insects/fact-files/orders/lepidoptera.html

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 ...

projects.ncsu.edu/cals/course/ent425/library/compendium/lepidoptera.html

Mar 28, 2016 ... Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) is the second largest order in the ... In all other lepidopteran families, the mouthparts are vestigal or form a ...

www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Lepidoptera

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

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150716091706.htm

Jul 16, 2015 ... The molecular results confirmed what the experts had already suspected: Pseudobiston pinratanai does not belong to the family of so-called ...