Explore the different lepidoptera groups and the characteristics of these beautiful insects.
Discover the Tortricidae, micromoths that can resemble leaves, fragments of barks, and even bird droppings.
Explore these insects commonly known for being pests on fruits, trees, and crops.
Find out about the Hedylidae, a small family that shares similarities with moths but is actually classified as a butterfly.
Discover the skipper butterflies, a group known for their darting flight behaviour.
Explore the swallowtails and birdwings that include some of the most spectacular and largest of all Lepidoptera.
Learn more about this family of butterflies that include the famous cabbage white.
Read about the Nymphalidae family that is the largest within the butterflies and has twelve subfamilies including the well known stinging nettle feeders.
The Lycaenidae (blues, coppers and hairstreaks) include some of the smallest butterfly species in the world.
Explore these butterflies that are commonly referred to as 'metalmarks' and are mostly found in tropical environments with most species in Central and South America.
Learn more about these impressive insects. Known as emperor moths and silkmoths, the Saturniidae have eyespots on their wings to scare away predators.
Find out about the hovering ability of these insects that are commonly known as hawkmoths.
Learn more about the Geometridae family that are important forest herbivores.
Find out about the Noctuidae family that includes the largest moth in the world with a wingspan of a foot.
Find out about these usually brightly coloured moths that include the famous 'woolly bears' named after their hairy larvae.