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Lepidoptera-Sphingidae and Zygaenidae

Tags: insect | Lepidoptera | moth | Sphingidae | Zygaenidae


Lepidoptera is one of the biggest orders among Insecta, and most of them are moths. A lot of moths are nocturnal and their colors are cryptic. However, few hawk moths such as Cephonodes hylas (Linnaeus, 1771) and forester moths are diurnal and beautiful moths. The specimens of the two families were kept in cabinet 72.

Digital Insect of Taiwan Agriculture Research Institute