Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:Insects can be c...
Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:
Insects can be classified into fourteen separate groupings, or orders. Butterflies and moths belong to the Lepidoptera order. Lepidoptera means "scale wings", from the Greek words "lepido" which means scale" and "ptera" which means "wings".
Lepidoptera is one of the largest and most diverse insects' orders. The only order with more different species is coleopteran, that of beetles. So far, scientists have observed approximately 150,000 different species of butterflies and moths. Each species is distinguished by the unique arrangement, colour, and Pattern of its scales. Worldwide, there are about 28,000 butterfly species. The rest of the species Comprising Lepidoptera are spècies of moths. Though butterflies and moths both have scaled wings, there are some important differences between them. Butterflies are disting uished by their brightly coloured wings. Moths' wings are usually less bright. Butterflies are usually active during the day, while mothers are active at night. A butterfly's antennae are swollen at the tip, while a moth's antennae are feathery.
Which of the following is true?
A) Butterflies and moths belong to different order
B) Butterflies and moths are both Lepidoptera
C) Butterflies are insects, while moths are not
D) Butterflies fly faster than other Lepidoptera
The correct answer is B.
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