Species of butterflies and moths

There are an enormous amount of butterfly species in the world; around 160.000! All of them a different in color, size, habitat and behavior.

The following pages will describe some species that are commonly kept as pets. On those pages you can also read about how to keep them as pets and how to breed them.

The following species are described on this website:

A Eri Silkmoth – Samia cynthia – Ricini Silkmoth

A male Cricula trifenestrata – Cricula Silkmoth

A female Atlas Moth – Attacus atlas