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All Names

  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 鱗翅目
  • Japanese
    • チョウ目
    • 蝶と蛾
  • Persian
    • پولک بالان
    • پروانه سانان
    • بال پولک داران
    • فلس داران
    • پروانه ها
    • پروانگان
    • بال پولکی ها
  • German
    • Schmetterlinge und Motten
  • Russian
    • Чешуекрылые
    • Бабочки
  • Belarusian
    • Матылі
    • Лускакрылыя
  • English
    • Butterflies and Moths
    • Leps
    • Moths
    • Caterpillars
  • Hebrew
    • פרפרים
  • Italian
    • Farfalle e Falene
  • Arabic
    • الفراشات والعث
  • Scientific Names
    • Lepidoptera
    • Glossata
    • Heterocera
  • Maori
    • Pepepe
    • Purerehua
  • Thai
    • ผีเสื้อและแมลงเม่า
  • French
    • papillons et papillons de nuit
  • Spanish
    • Mariposas y polillas
  • Chinese (Simplified)
    • 蝴蝶和飞蛾
  • Dutch
    • Vlinders
  • Portuguese
    • Borboletas e Mariposas
  • Nahuatl
    • papalotl

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jacy

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-Speck Mythimna unipuncta

Observer

jacy

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Idia Idia americalis

Observer

jacy

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Latticed Heath Chiasmia clathrata

Observer

fdejuana

Date

May 28, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forage Looper Moth Caenurgina erechtea

Observer

jacy

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wall Lasiommata megera

Observer

peppe66

Date

May 29, 2016

Description

adulto

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Burdock Seedhead Moth Metzneria lappella

Observer

jacy

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

stbuckley

Date

May 29, 2016 09:57 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Blue Polyommatus icarus

Observer

peppe66

Date

May 29, 2016

Description

adulto, femmina

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina

Observer

peppe66

Date

May 29, 2016

Description

adulto, femmina

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Clemens' Grass Tubeworm Moth Acrolophus popeanella

Observer

jacy

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina

Observer

peppe66

Date

May 29, 2016

Description

adulto, maschio

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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...

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