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Butterfly or Moth - What’s the Difference?

3. Time of Activity

When do you see the animal: during the day or at night? While butterflies are mostly active during the day, moths mostly fly at night. Okay, this probably wasn’t that much of a surprise.

Butterfly

Ideopsis similis Ideopsis similis - Photo: noppharat/Shutterstock

Moth

Tau Emperor Tau Emperor - Photo: Cristian Gusa/Shutterstock


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