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Compendium Spot ID Tutorials Labs Glossary NC Pests

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Paradise Birdwing butterfly stamp illustrated here was issued on October 6, 1984 by the government of Guinea-Bissau, an independent republic on the west coast of Africa

Lepidoptera

Butterflies / Moths

The name Lepidoptera, derived from the Greek words "lepido" for scale and "ptera" for wings, refers to the flattened hairs (scales) that cover the body and wings of most adults.