BUTTERFLIES; THE WINGED BEAUTY 

                                                                                 BY- Mr. RAJESH KUMAR MOHAPATRA

        Butterflies are the scaly winged insects with clubbed antennae. They belong to the Phylum, Arthropoda; Class, Insectaand Order, Lepidoptera. There are 1,50,000 species of butterflies and moths belonging to the Order Lepidoptera from which 1,78,20 are butterflies. There are 1501 identified species of butterflies found in India. Order Lepidoptera (Gr. lepis, scale; pteron, wing) have been classified in to two sub-Orders: Rhopalocera(Gr. rhopalon, club;…



Source by Rajesh Kumar Mohapatra