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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 8,245 participants 66,100 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

Unknown spotting Les Catchick 4 1 Unknown spotting
Queen of Spain Fritillary; Sofia arlanda 3 0 Queen of Spain Fritillary; Sofia
Marsh Fritillary; Doncella de ondas arlanda 2 0 Marsh Fritillary; Doncella de ondas
White morpho caterpillar, pupating Sergio Monteiro 3 0 White morpho caterpillar, pupating
Five-spot Burnet; Gitana de cinco puntos arlanda 6 2 Five-spot Burnet; Gitana de cinco puntos
Queen of Spain Fritillary; Sofia arlanda 7 0 Queen of Spain Fritillary; Sofia
Spanish Festoon; Mariposa Arlequín arlanda 1 0 Spanish Festoon; Mariposa Arlequín
Limonera arlanda 1 0 Limonera
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Diaz José Miguel 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Les Catchick 3 0 Unknown spotting
Chinese Tropical Fritillary Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 4 1 Chinese Tropical Fritillary
Leopard tortrix Les Catchick 16 30 Leopard tortrix
Unknown spotting Diaz José Miguel 1 0 Unknown spotting
yellow pansy Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 yellow pansy
Small Heath; Níspola arlanda 1 0 Small Heath; Níspola
Heliothea discoidaria arlanda 4 0 Heliothea discoidaria
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 Unknown spotting
Orange Sulphur jodydf 1 0 Orange Sulphur
Gulf Fritillary jodydf 1 0 Gulf Fritillary
Tiger moth Sergio Monteiro 1 0 Tiger moth
Unknown spotting AfrahAlhanaAhmadKassim 1 1 Unknown spotting
Common Punch Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 2 1 Common Punch
Pink-spotted Hawkmoth Francisco Ramírez 1 0 Pink-spotted Hawkmoth
Pyralid Moth Leuba Ridgway 2 0 Pyralid Moth
Ornate Hydriris Moth Francisco Ramírez 1 0 Ornate Hydriris Moth
Unknown spotting flyingfrogconcepts 1 0 Unknown spotting
Juno Heliconian Muckpuk 1 0 Juno Heliconian
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 1 Unknown spotting
Indian Tortoiseshell Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 1 Indian Tortoiseshell
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 1 Unknown spotting
American dagger moth Muckpuk 1 2 American dagger moth
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 3 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting InêsVeloso 2 0 Unknown spotting
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail jodydf 1 0 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail jodydf 1 0 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 1 Unknown spotting
not known Les Catchick 1 0 not known
Gold- Spotted Aguna Francisco Ramírez 1 1 Gold- Spotted Aguna
Unknown spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 1 Unknown spotting
Lesser Grass Blue JordiPrats 1 0 Lesser Grass Blue
Unknown spotting Arijit Banerjee 1 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 2 Unknown spotting
Silver Y Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Silver Y
Arctiidae Augusto Patino Ramirez 1 1 Arctiidae
butterfly Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 butterfly

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