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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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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

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Spotting EduardoFrick 3 0 Spotting
Tailed Jay Sahana Vajirasena 2 0 Tailed Jay
Genista Broom Moth caterpillar LivanEscudero 2 0 Genista Broom Moth caterpillar
Rice stem borer moth arne.roysland 1 0 Rice stem borer moth
Blue Tiger Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Blue Tiger
Tiger Palmfly Võ Anh Tuấn 3 0 Tiger Palmfly
Beet webworm moth arne.roysland 1 0 Beet webworm moth
Southern Emerald Moth tomk3886 1 0 Southern Emerald Moth
Tamil Yeoman Sahana Vajirasena 6 0 Tamil Yeoman
Rice Caseworm Võ Anh Tuấn 4 4 Rice Caseworm
Flower-tail Võ Anh Tuấn 3 0 Flower-tail
Blue-striped Nettle Grub Võ Anh Tuấn 4 0 Blue-striped Nettle Grub
Plains Cupid Sahana Vajirasena 3 0 Plains Cupid
Yamfly Sahana Vajirasena 3 0 Yamfly
Lesser Albatross Sahana Vajirasena 2 0 Lesser Albatross
Common Albatross Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Common Albatross
Small flower moth Mark Ridgway 3 0 Small flower moth
Blue Tiger Rithmini Dinhara 8 0 Blue Tiger
Redspot Jezebel Manoj Kumar Grg 9 2 Redspot Jezebel
White Barred Owlet Moth Sahana Vajirasena 5 0 White Barred Owlet Moth
Fluffy Tit Manoj Kumar Grg 7 0 Fluffy Tit
Popinjay Manoj Kumar Grg 8 1 Popinjay
Yellow-headed Anthelid -male Leuba Ridgway 5 0 Yellow-headed Anthelid -male
Mime (Form Clytia) Sahana Vajirasena 3 0 Mime (Form Clytia)
Psyche Rithmini Dinhara 3 3 Psyche
Small Grass Yellow Manoj Kumar Grg 5 0 Small Grass Yellow
Indian Cupid Manoj Kumar Grg 5 0 Indian Cupid
Common Cerulean Sahana Vajirasena 2 0 Common Cerulean
Baron (female) Sahana Vajirasena 2 0 Baron (female)
Silverstreak Blue Manoj Kumar Grg 3 0 Silverstreak Blue
Yellow Jezebel DrNamgyalTSherpa 4 0 Yellow Jezebel
Emerald geometer moth arne.roysland 5 1 Emerald geometer moth
Grey Pansy Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Grey Pansy
Common Leopard Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Common Leopard
Lime Blue (Wet Season Form) Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Lime Blue (Wet Season Form)
Sylhet White-edged Blue Baron DrNamgyalTSherpa 3 0 Sylhet White-edged Blue Baron
Bhutan Sergeant DrNamgyalTSherpa 3 0 Bhutan Sergeant
Noctuid moth Võ Anh Tuấn 6 2 Noctuid moth
Dingy Lineblue Sahana Vajirasena 2 0 Dingy Lineblue
Striped moth Võ Anh Tuấn 6 0 Striped moth
Lesser Albatross Sahana Vajirasena 2 0 Lesser Albatross
Plains Cupid Sahana Vajirasena 2 0 Plains Cupid
Oecophorid Moth Leuba Ridgway 5 0 Oecophorid Moth
Dark Cerulean Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Dark Cerulean
Conjoined Swift Sahana Vajirasena 5 0 Conjoined Swift
Pea Blue Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Pea Blue
Common Crow (Female) Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Common Crow (Female)
Orange Migrant Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Orange Migrant
Common Evening Brown (Dry Season From -Female) Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Common Evening Brown (Dry Season From -Female)

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