Orders of Insects By: Ethan wright


Butterflies or moths

Lepidopteran (order Lepidoptera), any of more than 155,000 species of butterflies, moths, and skippers.

Lepidoptera are renowned for their sense of smell.

2 pairs of membranous wings that are covered in tiny scales which overlap like shingles on a roof. A few moths are wingless


Created with images by PublicDomainPictures - "butterfly monarch insect" • skeeze - "madagascan sunset moth macro madagascar" • judygva - "American Snout - Libytheana carinenta, Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona" • zoosnow - "swallowtail caterpillar green caterpillar caterpillar" • virginie-l - "butterfly lepidoptera costa rica" • dotun55 - "small fuzzy moth" • Kjetil Fjellheim - "Sommerfugler (Lepidoptera)" • Illuvis - "moth macro insect" • elliottlloyd45 - "(Lepidoptera)" • José Roberto Peruca - "Phoebis sennae (Pieridae)"

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.