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Butterflies and moths
Insects of the order Lepidoptera that have four wings with overlapping, often highly colored scales. They undergo four life cycle stages: eggs, caterpillar larvae, pupae, and the winged adults.
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Information on species of butterflies in North America with photos, checklists, distribution maps, aids to identification, and references.
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