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Butterflies and Moths of Sugar Creek Glen gallery

Moths and butterflies are grouped together in the order Lepidoptera, which means 'scaly wings'.

Moths in comparison to Butterflies:
Moths are active during the night vs. butterflies are active during the day.
Moths have featherlike antennae vs. butterflies have clubbed antennae.
Moths connect their wings with a fringe called a frenulum vs. butterflies don't.
Moths usually rest with their wings tented down their back vs. butterflies rest with their wings folded.

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Antheraea polyphemus, Polyphemus Moth
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus Moth

Hyalophora cecropia,Cecropia moth, Cecropia silkmoth, Robin moth
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia moth
Cecropia silkmoth
Robin moth

Papilio canadensis, Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail

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