Moths are just as fascinating as butterflies.

Some moth caterpillars are absolutely fantastic. In general, there are a few differences between butterflies and moths.

Luna Moth

Luna Moth

In general:

  • Moths are less colorful
  • Moths are ‘hairy’ compared to butterflies
  • Moths fly at night
  • Moths roost with their wings open
  • Moth antennae are feathered in shape

Moth Life Cycles:
Blinded Sphinx Moth – Paonias excaecata

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