Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)

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Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)

Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Originator: Siri Skoglund

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)

More than 2000 different species of moths and butterflies have been recorded in Norway. Unfortunantely many are endangered, mostly because of loss of suitable habitats. There are three endemic Norwegian species.

Other names: fivreldar

Norwegian name: Sommerfugler

Confusion species: Trichoptera