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Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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Butterflies & Moths of the World
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Website 8,275 participants 67,276 spottings

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired artistic depictions dating back to the Egyptians and their wing structure continues to inspire scientists and engineers today. Help us document their amazing diversity.

Butterflies & Moths of the World

Recent Spottings

Moth Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman 12 3 Moth
Ganesh's Lappet Moth ChunXingWong 12 5 Ganesh's Lappet Moth
Six-Spot Burnet Marta RubioTexeira 4 2 Six-Spot Burnet
Colla rhodope, Moth Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman 4 4 Colla rhodope, Moth
Luna Moth MelindaKiser 3 0 Luna Moth
The buff ermine DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 The buff ermine
Crotalaria Podborer LeanneGardner 5 0 Crotalaria Podborer
Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Eduardo Axel Recillas Bautista 4 0 Polka-Dot Wasp Moth
Unknown spotting LeanneGardner 2 0 Unknown spotting
Gnophos geometrid moth DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 Gnophos geometrid moth
The small dusty wave DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 The small dusty wave
The yellow belle moth DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 The yellow belle moth
Crambidae Moth LeanneGardner 3 0 Crambidae Moth
Looper moth30 sunnyjosef 2 0 Looper moth30
No common Name pamsai 3 2 No common Name
Noctuidea Moth LeanneGardner 3 0 Noctuidea Moth
Common Blue KostasZontanos 3 0 Common Blue
Dimorphic Macalla Moth flowntheloop 2 0 Dimorphic Macalla Moth
Marbled White KostasZontanos 3 0 Marbled White
Esper's Marbled White Butterfly KostasZontanos 3 0 Esper's Marbled White Butterfly
moth Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 moth
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 Unknown spotting
Virginia tiger moth KarenSaxton 1 0 Virginia tiger moth
Moth staccyh 1 0 Moth
Moth staccyh 1 0 Moth
Moth staccyh 1 0 Moth
Neat Epidesmia LeanneGardner 1 0 Neat Epidesmia
Yellow belle moth DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 Yellow belle moth
Snout Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Snout Moth
Geometrid Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Geometrid Moth
Yellow Tiger Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Yellow Tiger Moth
Scarce footman moth DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 Scarce footman moth
Hawk Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Hawk Moth
Unknown spotting Machi 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting LeanneGardner 2 0 Unknown spotting
Glyphodes caesalis sunnyjosef 1 0 Glyphodes caesalis
Unknown spotting LeanneGardner 2 0 Unknown spotting
Olive Green Cutworm moth Brian38 1 0 Olive Green Cutworm moth
Black-veined white Marta RubioTexeira 2 3 Black-veined white
Scarce Copper KostasZontanos 9 1 Scarce Copper
Owlet Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Owlet Moth
Owlet Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Owlet Moth
Painted Pine Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Painted Pine Moth
Red-lined Geometrid Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Red-lined Geometrid Moth
Leafroller Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Leafroller Moth
Crambidae Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Crambidae Moth
Cross-line Wave Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Cross-line Wave Moth
Tropical Tiger Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Tropical Tiger Moth
Wattle Bizarre Looper LeanneGardner 1 0 Wattle Bizarre Looper
Hairy Caterpillar Moth LeanneGardner 1 0 Hairy Caterpillar Moth

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