Hesperiidae (skippers) are named for their quick, darting flight habits.
Lycaenidae is the second-largest family of butterflies (behind Nymphalidae). 30% of all butterfly species are in this family.
World's largest family of butterflies with more than 6000 species
Though most of the species in this family are tropical, this family is represented every continent except Antarctica
Most pierid butterflies are white, orange or yellow with black spots on the wings.
Geometridae is a big family of moths. the caterpillars lack the 4 pairs of prolegs.
Lasiocampidae is a family of moths that contain over 2000 species worldwide.
The Noctuidae or owlet moth family was known as the largest family of Lepidoptera for a ling time, untill recently Erebidae took that title.
A family of moths with approximately 3800 species worldwide.
Sphingidae is a family of moths that are known as hawk moths. this family includes over 1450 species.
This family is a family of moths, commonly known as leafroller moths. Many of the 10350 species in this family are economically important pests.
Artistic display of photos of butterflies, moths and caterpillars