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How Does A Butterfly Differ From A Moth?
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Note that while the following guidelines generally hold true, there are exceptions. Moths have hairy bodies, and most have tiny hooks or bristles linking the forewing to the hindwing; butterflies do not have either characteristic.
|Active time of day||Day||Night|
|Resting position of wings||Vertically above body||Horizontally beside body|
Source: Feltwell, John. The Natural History of Butterflies, pp. 8-9.
Posted by fact-finder on October 10, 2011 at 4:00 PM (Answer #1)
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