How can a butterfly be distinguished from a moth ?

A butterfly may be distinguished from a moth by the feelers. In the case of butterflies these are club-shaped
whilst those of the moth have no swellings at the end. When resting the wings of butterflies are u pright;
those of moths are folded one under another. Generally butterflies are diurnal and moths nocturnal, but thiss is
not a very reliable guide.

 

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