For example the luna moth is bright green and lavender and not dull as suggested in the chart below. Butterflies versus moths butterflies butterflies are very beautiful insects that are out and active during the day.
The mouth parts of the adult giant silkworm moth are greatly reduced and the adults do not feed.
Text structure assessment butterflies and moths. A fellow moth and butterfly nerd gave this to me to help with a project and it has helped me alot. A few butterflies are also plain coloured like the cabbage white butterfly or the baron butterfly. This wiki version can be edited or built up with other materials on the same topic by members of the curriki community.
Great book for anything you want to know about observing collecting and spreading lepidoptera. In butterflies the front and rear wings tend to be independent library of congress 23 august 2010. It does have feathery antennae however and holds its wings flat against its body.
Butterfly and moth differences compare and contrast. Wing structure may also help differentiate between moths and butterflies though this is more difficult to notice. The powerpoint presentation introduces children to the similarities and differences between butterflies and moths.
Typically moths front and back wings are connected so the wings work in unison. Moths and butterflies both belong to the order lepidoptera. The photographs in this unit are from an.
Both adult butterflies and moths have a tube like proboscis suited for ingesting liquids. Moths tend to have stout and hairy or furry looking bodies while butterflies have slender and smoother abdomens. Moths also have larger scales on their wings which makes them look more dense and fluffy.
Like all insects a butterfly s body is split into 3 sections the head. Additionally moth wings unlike butterfly wings have a structure called a frenulum which joins the forewing to the hind wing. Ekaterina marked it as to read jan 23 2018.
A few butterflies are also plain colored like the cabbage white butterfly. Compare and contrast read the paragraph below. Differences in body structure.
The proboscises of butterflies and moths are usually long and coiled along the sagittal plane dividing the body into right and left halves. Then use the information from the paragraph to compare and contrast butterflies and moths. This is student self assessment for the butterflies and moths science kit.
The entire habitats collection is also available as downloadable pdfs. Moths have larger scales on their wings which makes them look more dense and fluffy. Kids love live animals and this unit includes photographs of real butterflies and moths.
As with most rules there are exceptions. Moths need to conserve heat during the cooler nights so they tend to have stout and hairy bodies. Flag like see review.
Structure of the body. With a little practice you should be able to recognize the exceptions and make a good identification choice.