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  • English
    • Butterfly
    • Moths
    • Butterflies and Moths
  • Thai
    • ผีเสื้อและแมลงเม่า
  • French
    • papillons et papillons de nuit
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 蝴蝶和飛蛾
    • 鱗翅目
  • Chinese (Simplified)
    • 蝴蝶和飞蛾
  • Japanese
    • 蝶と蛾
  • Arabic
    • الفراشات والعث
  • Scientific Names
    • Lepidoptera
    • Glossata
    • Heterocera
  • Spanish
    • Mariposas y polillas

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Recent observations

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What

Giant Leopard Moth Hypercompe scribonia

Observer

kueda

Date

September 23, 2014 08:44 PM EDT

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What

Butterfly Order Lepidoptera

Observer

meurkc

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

CIGIT campus; indoors, dead

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Observer

kueda

Date

September 23, 2014 05:00 PM EDT

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What

Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly Battus philenor

Observer

kueda

Date

September 23, 2014 02:50 PM EDT

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

meurkc

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

CIGIT campus; indoors; dead

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What

斜斑彩灰蝶 雌性 Heliophorus epicles

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

October 1, 2014 12:25 PM HKT

Description

斜斑彩灰蝶 Purple Sapphire Female (Heliophorus epicles)

Reference :
http://www.afcd.gov.hk/tc_chi/conservation/hkbiodiversity/database/popup_record.asp?id=2955&lang=tc

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Observer

annikaml

Date

October 1, 2014 09:20 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

aman

Date

October 1, 2014

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What

Long-tailed Skipper Urbanus proteus

Observer

thewayfarer21

Date

October 1, 2014

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What

Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

September 28, 2014

Tags

fl, usa, leps

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Zebra Longwing Heliconius charithonia

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

September 28, 2014

Tags

fl, usa, leps

Photos / Sounds

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

September 28, 2014

Tags

fl, usa, leps
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Description from Wikipedia

Lepidoptera (/ˌlɛpɨˈdɒptərə/ lep-i-DOP-tər-ə) is a large order of insects that includes moths and butterflies (both called lepidopterans). It is one of the most widespread and widely recognizable insect orders in the world, encompassing moths and the three superfamilies of butterflies, skipper butterflies, and moth-butterflies. The term was coined by Linnaeus in 1735 and is derived from Ancient Greek λεπίδος (scale) and πτερόν (wing). Comprising an estimated 174,250 species, in 126 families and 46 superfamilies, the Lepidoptera...

No range data available.