lepidoptera

Lepidoptera- Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and moths are no stranger to people, thanks to their amazing varieties of wing patterns, colours and forms.

A huge majority of Lepidopterans share several unique characters which include wings that are composed of minute scales and also a proboscis- a specialized, tubular mouthpart used for feeding on nectar.

Butterflies and moths both undergo complete metamorphosis which is composed of […]

By |October 31st, 2014|Insects|Comments Off on Lepidoptera- Butterflies and Moths

Insects- An Introduction

Insects are the most diverse group of animals on the planet, with the amount of species available today estimated to be up to 10 million! These six-legged creatures come in all sorts of amazing forms and sizes which never fail at awing people. The sheer amount and diversity also means that insects play a huge role in […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Insects|Comments Off on Insects- An Introduction