leps in French

Richard L. Brown moth at ra.msstate.edu
Wed May 17 16:32:45 EDT 2000

>1. Are moths always referred to as "les papillons de nuit"?

This is term used in Casell's French Dictionary.....however, the Spanish
equivalent "mariposas de la noche" means something quite different - at
least in Chile and perhaps other countries.

Richard L. Brown
Mississippi Entomological Museum
Box 9775
Mississippi State, MS 39762
phone: (662) 325-2085
fax: (662) 325-8837
e-mail: moth at ra.msstate.edu

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