What is the difference between

Butterflies & Moths ?

Both butterflies and moths go through a similar lifecycle but there a nummber of difference.

 
Butterflies usually fly at day
earth
Moths are active at night
 
Butterlflies are brightly coloured Butterfly
Moth Moths are dull browns and greys
 
Butterflies have thin, club-ended feelers Butterflies
Moths Moths have feathery feelers
 
Most butterfly caterpillars, form an exposed pupa, also termed a chrysalis. Butterflies
Moths Most moth caterpillars spin a cocoon made of silk within which they metamorphose into the pupal stage.
 
Butterflies have slender and smoother abdomens and possess fine scales. Butterfly
Moths Moths have stout and hairy or furry-looking bodies and have larger scales on their wings.
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insects and Spiders

The facts about butterflies
The life-cycle of a butterfly
Difference between Butterflies & Moths
The facts about ants
The facts about bees
The facts about beetles
The facts about grasshoppers
The facts about pest insects
Interesting facts about insects
The facts about spiders

 
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