Where Do Moths Go During the Day?

Where Do Moths Go During the Day?

Where Do Moths Go During the Day?

Most moths are nocturnal and prefer to fly around at night. These moths rest in an out-of-the way place during the day. There are some moths that are active during the day; they are known as diurnal moths.

Butterflies and moths are genetically similar insects. Generally, being active at night is considered a criterion for being a moth. However, there are some physical differences between butterflies and moths, and there are a few species that have all of the physical characteristics of moths but behave diurnally. One interesting commonality between both types of insects is that they do not have eyelids.