Insects That Start With The Letter ‘Q’! In this lesson, we have enlisted some common insect names that start with Q. Some are the most common names and some are the scientific ones.
Insects That Start With Q
- Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing
- Queen Butterfly
- Quaker Moth
‘Q’ Insect Names Definitions and Pictures
Queen Butterfly (Danaus gilippus)
This is a species of butterfly found in the Americas, from the southern United States down to Argentina. Adult butterflies have orange and black wings and are known for their distinctive flight pattern.
Quaker Moth (Orthosia gracilis)
This is a species of moth found in Europe and Asia. The adult moths are gray or brown and have a distinctively curved shape to their wings.
Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing (Ornithoptera alexandrae)
This is a species of butterfly found in Papua New Guinea, and it is the largest butterfly in the world. The wingspan of the male butterfly can reach up to 25 cm (9.8 in) across, and its wings are predominantly black with bright green, blue, and white markings. Due to habitat loss and over-collection by collectors, this species is endangered and protected by international law.
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Last updated on March 13th, 2023 at 12:02 pm