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  • English
    • Butterflies and Moths
    • Caterpillars
    • Leps
    • Moths
  • Portuguese
    • Borboletas e traças
    • Borboletas e Mariposas
  • Hebrew
    • פרפרים
  • Italian
    • Lepidotteri
    • Farfalle e Falene
  • Russian
    • Чешуекрылые
    • Бабочки
  • Arabic
    • الفراشات والعث
  • 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
  • Dutch
    • Vlinders
  • Belarusian
    • Матылі
    • Лускакрылыя
  • Thai
    • ผีเสื้อและแมลงเม่า
  • French
    • Lépidoptères (papillons, papillons de nuit et apparentés)
    • papillons et papillons de nuit
  • Spanish
    • Mariposas y polillas
  • Korean
    • 나비목
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 鱗翅目
  • Scientific Names
    • Lepidoptera
    • Glossata
    • Heterocera
  • Maori
    • Pepepe
    • Purerehua
  • Chinese (Simplified)
    • 蝴蝶和飞蛾
  • Nahuatl
    • papalotl

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

amiacalva

Date

November 1, 2016 02:13 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Queen Danaus gilippus

Observer

amiacalva

Date

November 1, 2016 02:18 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 2, 2016 10:45 AM PST

Description

Second picture shows a bit of the underwing pattern

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

rehb

Date

December 1, 2016 03:11 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pipevine Swallowtail Battus philenor

Observer

fg2hummingbirds

Date

December 19, 2014

Description

In The Granites, Swisshelm Mountains, on the Elfrida Christmas Bird Count.

Photos / Sounds

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

francescocecere

Date

December 1, 2016 03:20 PM CET

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Skippers Genus Urbanus

Observer

arturo_medina

Date

December 2, 2016 11:34 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 25, 2016 10:00 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 25th November 2016
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 25, 2016 10:01 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 25th November 2016
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 25, 2016 10:03 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 25th November 2016
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 7, 2016 03:31 PM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 7th November 2016
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Prominent Moths Family Notodontidae

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 7, 2016 03:33 PM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 7th November 2016
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

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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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