Butterflies of the World ... Introduction ... Butterfly delight
In this NatureExplorer guide, you’ll learn about the different groups of butterflies. You’ll also learn about their life histories, as well as how the butterflies’ body is constructed.

Butterflies are flying insects, closely related to moths. They also share many of the body features of flies, wasps and bees. They belong to the order Lepidoptera, and there are 15 main families.

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