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Lepidoptera British & World English

An order of insects that comprises the butterflies and moths. They have four large scale-covered wings that bear distinctive markings, and larvae that are caterpillars

lepidoptera in Lepidoptera British & World English

Insects of the order Lepidoptera

Lepidoptera in butterfly British & World English

A nectar-feeding insect with two pairs of large, typically brightly coloured wings that are covered with microscopic scales. Butterflies are distinguished from moths by having clubbed or dilated antennae, holding their wings erect when at rest, and being active by day

Lepidoptera in moth British & World English

An insect with two pairs of broad wings covered in microscopic scales, typically drably coloured and held flat when at rest. Moths are chiefly nocturnal, and lack the clubbed antennae of butterflies

Lepidoptera in Lepidoptera British & World English

Insects of the order Lepidoptera

lepidoptera English-Spanish

lepidópteros mpl