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The world’s largest butterfly is the Queen Alexandra’s birdwing from Papua New Guinea with a wingspan of 28 cm (11 in).

The giant Atlas moth (Attacus atlas). Photo by Lars van de Goor ©. The Atlas moth is the largest moth in the world in terms of wing surface area, which can reach up to one foot in length! Habitat: Southeast Asia, and common across the Malay archipelago


*MOUNTAIN SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLY ~ fact: There are many reasons why butterflies are so colorful. Their color helps them to blend in with flowers when feeding. It helps them absorb heat. It also helps them attract a mate.

moth  Oh  a camo moth  How cool !!

Daphnis nerii (Oleander Sphinx Moth or Oleander Hawk-Moth) is a large hawk-moth found in wide areas of Africa and Asia. It is a migratory species, flying to parts of eastern and southern Europe during the summer.

Explore Bill Higham's photos on Flickr. Bill Higham has uploaded 725 photos to Flickr.

Butterflies & Insects - Amerila nigropunctata is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It was described by Bethune-Baker in It is found in south-eastern New Guinea

albino luna moth

wooooow what a gorgeous specimen It’s like a ghosty luna moth i love this wowie zow bow chicka pow what a cutie // beautiful! love the previous pinner's "ghostly luna moth" description.

♥ blue butterfly

The Mission Blue is a blue or lycaenid butterfly subspecies native to the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. The butterfly has been declared as endangered by the US Federal Government. It is a subspecies of Boisduval’s Blue


Tibet Green Butterfly (Vanessa narrow green) ~ Photography by Jeff Lin

bright blues

Cottage Charm & Colors - Aqua Blue, Turquoise - flowers and butterfly