The word “Dragonfly” is a wide term used for insects in the order Odonata, which encompasses both the Damselflies and Dragonflies. True Dragonflies have their own distinct suborder Anisoptera (meaning “unequal wings”).
Butterflies In Ireland
Butterflies are members of the large insect order known as Lepidoptera, which is a word made up of the Greek words lepis which means ‘scale’ and pteron which means ‘wing’.
Cork Clearwing Moth survey
In the summer of 2021, Cork Nature Network conducted a survey of the Clearwing moth species in Cork.