Broken down for easy understanding:
Butterflies are mostly active during the morning and many have a schedule they adhere to daily. This is for butterfly mating purposes. Their antennae have knobs at the end.
When resting they have vertical, upward folded, wings. If wings are down, they are basking.
Skippers are a separate group of butterfly that have
different distinctive features. They fly primarily during the day and have stout
Their antennae are hooked at the tip. Skippers rest with both vertical and horizontal wings.
Moths are mostly active at night, with exceptions.
They have a feathery antennae. At pupal stage they have cocoons, butterflies have a pupa.
At rest most have horizontal, or spread flat wings.
Their are six primary families for butterfly species. Most other families
are sub-categories to those on this list:
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