Butterflies and moths make up the order of insect called Lepidoptera, a world that means 'scale-winged'. It is the characteristic wing scales that give these insect their beautiful colors and patterns. Butterflies are distinguished from moths by their diurnal habits, brighter coloration, clubbed antennae and their habits of resting with the wings and held upright over the abdomen. The underside of the wing are often colored in such away as to conceal the insect.
Many birdwing species are found in eastern of