Butterflies & Moths (2 photos)

I’m always confused when it comes to butterflies and moths. The Comma below is called both. A couple of loose rules for identification are: a. butterflies tend to have thin antennae with sometimes a small ball in the end while moth antennae tend to be thicker, 2. butterflies tend to fly in the daytime while moths fly at night.

Comma Moth_watermarked

Comma Butterfly or Moth (Polygonia comma)

Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)

Mourning Cloak Butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa)


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