Orders of Insects By: Ethan wright

Lepidoptera

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

Credits:

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)"

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