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refers to any of a large group of insects found throughout most of the world; with the moths, they comprise the order Lepidoptera<$>. There are about 12 families of butterflies. Most adult moths and butterflies feed on nectar sucked from flowers. In the process they may transfer pollen from one flower to another, and many plants depend on moths or butterflies for pollination.
Photographer: John Bird