Translation of Lepidoptera in Spanish:

Lepidoptera

lepidópteros, n.

Pronunciation /ˌlɛpəˈdɑptərə//ˌlɛpɪˈdɒpt(ə)rə/

plural noun

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    lepidópteros masculine
    • The insect order Lepidoptera, with as many as 100,000 species, is second only to the Coleoptera, the beetles.
    • The most speciose insect orders like the Coleoptera, Diptera and Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) tend to have small genome sizes with very few or no exceptions.
    • Butterflies and moths make up the biological order Lepidoptera.
    • Both of these insects reside in the order Lepidoptera.
    • The species of insects studied prior to this study were from 11 orders, but the vast majority were from four orders: Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, and Hemiptera.