What's The Defference Between a Moth and a Butterfly?


1. Have a proboscis to suck liquid (nectar) from flowers.

2. Resting posture usually with wings open.

3. Do not have ears; cannot hear sounds; use wings to feel vibrations.

4. Antennae long and thin, round knob at end; used for smelling.

5. Makes a cocoon underground or on the ground

6. Thick, fuzzy coat of scales on its wings.

7. Antennae short and feathery; used for smelling and flying.

8. Uses sight to select mates.

9. Brightly colored wings; can attract mates; help to blend in with flowers; can sometimes warn predators to stay away.

10. Active mostly at night; rest during the day.

11. Uses the sun to warm up.

12. Makes a chrysalis hanging from a branch or other support.

13. Have ears that can hear sounds.

14. Moves wings to warm up.

15. Resting posture is usually with wings closed.

16. Uses scent to select mates.