Moths and butterflies both belong to the order Lepidoptera. However, there are a few key differences between them. Firstly, moths are typically active at night, while butterflies are active during the day. Secondly, moths have thick, furry bodies and wings, while butterflies have slender, smooth bodies and wings. Finally, moths tend to have drab, earthy colors, while butterflies have brighter, more vivid colors.

In terms of behavior, moths tend to be more stationary, while butterflies tend to fly more often and more quickly. Furthermore, moths usually lay their eggs on the underside of leaves, while butterflies tend to lay them on the top of leaves. In addition, moths tend to have a wider variety of habitats than butterflies, as moths can be found in a variety of environments, while butterflies are usually limited to flowery areas.