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Tiger Moth

Tiger moths and are known for their white and orange wings as well as their striped fringe border. These moths feed on plant materials.
Tropical Riodinid Butterfly

This tiny tropical riodinid butterfly from Brazil feeds on epiphylls that grow on the surfaces of vascular plant leaves, especially bromeliads and orchids.
Tropical Skipper

Differentiated from true butterflies or a moths, skippers are characterized by their stout bodies, short wings, large heads and curve tipped antennae.
Tropical White Butterflies Ascia orseis

Mud puddling is one of the favorite pastime of these male Ascia butterflies.
Tussock Moth

In this case the endearing and almost human-like characteristics of this extremely hairy moth.
Underwing Moth

Cryptic forewings for camouflage against bark during the day yet when disturbed, they flash their bright disorienting colored underwings as a second line of defense
Wasp Mimic Moth

The Sesiidae family of moths are notorious for their ability to mimic wasps.
Wasp-Mimic Moth

The waxy and transparent scales of this Sesiid moth simulate the membranous wings of the wasps they mimic.
Western Pygmy Blue Butterfly

Sometimes no bigger that 3/8″ the Western Pygmy Blue is the smallest butterfly in the western United States.