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Lepidoptera US 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 US English

Insects of the order Lepidoptera

Lepidoptera in butterfly US English

An insect with two pairs of large wings that are covered with tiny scales, usually brightly colored, and typically held erect when at rest. Butterflies fly by day, have clubbed or dilated antennae, and usually feed on nectar

Lepidoptera in Lepidoptera US English

Insects of the order Lepidoptera

Lepidoptera in moth US English

A chiefly nocturnal insect related to the butterflies. It lacks the clubbed antennae of butterflies and typically has a stout body, drab coloration, and wings that fold flat when resting