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All Names

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

robertosaez

Date

April 19, 2014 05:18 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

mrfish33

Date

June 24, 2009

Description

This moth was gorgeous even though its wings had certainly seen better times.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlas Moth Attacus atlas

Observer

mrfish33

Date

June 24, 2009

Description

On the wall of an old ranger station, at about 600 meters elevation, with many other moths.

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

April 19, 2014

Description

This individual was seen in flight and then coming to rest, being quite stationary on this plant for about one minute.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Large Ringlet (Erebia euryale) Erebia euryale

Observer

serhiypopoff

Date

August 12, 2000

Place

Goverla-6 (Google, OSM)

Description

Photo 3. Female Erebia euryale Esp. visited flower of Centaurea sp. 12. August. 2000, section N14, site Goverla-6, 48°09' 24°31', NE, Transcarpathia.

Native names: Large Ringlet (UK) ?? (D) grote erebia (NL) ?? (H) Chernushka Evriala (RUS) Chornushka Evriala (UA)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

treichard

Date

April 19, 2014 01:59 PM EDT

Description

Cabbage White

Photos / Sounds

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What

Large Ringlet (Erebia euryale) Erebia euryale

Observer

serhiypopoff

Date

July 29, 1997

Place

Zornava-4 (Google, OSM)

Description

Photo 2. Male of Erebia euryale Esp. caught by spider. 29. July. 1997, section N17, site Zornava-4, 48°58' 22°45', NE, Transcarpathia.

Native names: Large Ringlet (UK) ?? (D) grote erebia (NL) ?? (H) Chernushka Evriala (RUS) Chornushka Evriala (UA)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

royaltyler

Date

April 19, 2014 09:47 PM CDT

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Observer

treichard

Date

April 19, 2014 10:38 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

gio

Date

April 19, 2014

Place

São pedro (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

tonyg

Date

April 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Carpenterworm Moth Prionoxystus robiniae

Observer

royaltyler

Date

April 19, 2014 09:44 PM CDT
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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.