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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 8,329 participants 71,562 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

Tiger moth johnlguerin 7 3 Tiger moth
Double-tailed Moth Tukup 1 0 Double-tailed Moth
Common Palmfly Manoj Samuel Grg 2 0 Common Palmfly
Blue Moon Butterfly Manoj Samuel Grg 2 0 Blue Moon Butterfly
Unknown spotting johnlguerin 2 1 Unknown spotting
Cloudless Sulphur Machi 1 0 Cloudless Sulphur
Tiger Moth (Day-flying Moth) Manoj Samuel Grg 1 0 Tiger Moth (Day-flying Moth)
Midnight Purplewing Tukup 8 6 Midnight Purplewing
Eastern Grass Jewel induruh 1 0 Eastern Grass Jewel
Unknown spotting johnlguerin 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting johnlguerin 1 0 Unknown spotting
Horsefield's Baron Marek Koszorek 1 0 Horsefield's Baron
Unknown spotting Marek Koszorek 1 0 Unknown spotting
Dart Skipper Marek Koszorek 3 2 Dart Skipper
Slate Flash Manoj Samuel Grg 4 0 Slate Flash
Common Pierrot Marek Koszorek 2 3 Common Pierrot
Long-fringed Bark Moth caterpillar Mark Ridgway 2 0 Long-fringed Bark Moth caterpillar
Slate Flash Manoj Samuel Grg 2 0 Slate Flash
Lappet Moth Tukup 2 3 Lappet Moth
Geometrid Moth Manoj Samuel Grg 1 0 Geometrid Moth
Great Mormon (male) Manoj Samuel Grg 3 0 Great Mormon (male)
Flannel Moth Tukup 1 4 Flannel Moth
Redbase Jezebel Manoj Samuel Grg 2 0 Redbase Jezebel
Blue Admiral Manoj Samuel Grg 2 0 Blue Admiral
Red Admiral Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Red Admiral
Redbase Jezebel Manoj Samuel Grg 1 0 Redbase Jezebel
Common Jester Manoj Samuel Grg 3 0 Common Jester
Pyralid Moth Leuba Ridgway 2 0 Pyralid Moth
Clouded Yellow Paul Davis 1 0 Clouded Yellow
Purple Sapphire Manoj Samuel Grg 5 0 Purple Sapphire
(Meadow?) Fritillary Zlatan Celebic 4 1 (Meadow?) Fritillary
Moth SukanyaDatta 1 0 Moth
Grass Skippers JohnCarloDelosReyes 1 0 Grass Skippers
Cabbage White Manoj Samuel Grg 1 0 Cabbage White
RedBase Jezebel Manoj Samuel Grg 3 0 RedBase Jezebel
Blue Admiral Manoj Samuel Grg 1 0 Blue Admiral
Marbled Xenica Neil Ross 1 0 Marbled Xenica
Hakea Wine Moth Leuba Ridgway 5 1 Hakea Wine Moth
Crow Butterfly (Cocoon) Manoj Samuel Grg 4 2 Crow Butterfly (Cocoon)
Common Duffer (Pupa) Manoj Samuel Grg 4 2 Common Duffer (Pupa)
Unknown spotting elaphrus 1 0 Unknown spotting
Common Mime Caterpillar Manoj Samuel Grg 2 0 Common Mime Caterpillar
Common Duffer Caterpillar Manoj Samuel Grg 1 0 Common Duffer Caterpillar
Painted Lady Paul Davis 2 0 Painted Lady
Oecophorid Moth Leuba Ridgway 1 0 Oecophorid Moth
Luna Phantom-Satyr Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman 5 3 Luna Phantom-Satyr
Crambid Snout Moth Machi 1 0 Crambid Snout Moth
Owlet Paecte Moth Oscar Neto 1 0 Owlet Paecte Moth
Lesser Purple Emperor AntónioGinjaGinja 10 7 Lesser Purple Emperor
Red admiral AntónioGinjaGinja 7 0 Red admiral

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