Butterflies appeared in America when moths wanted to fly during the day environment

It was a long, long time ago: About 100 million years ago, some moths switched from night to day and began to fly in the sunlight – and that’s where all butterflies evolved. A team of scientists (part of them from the University of Florida in the US) got together almost ten years ago to find out where those first butterflies appeared and took flight. Answer: It is where North and Central America is today.

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