Thursday, August 6, 2009

The Fear of Butterflies

Are you afraid of butterflies? There is no official name for this phobia, but it is referred to as Lepidopterphobia. This comes from the term Lepidopterans, which is the order of insects that include butterflies and moths. This phobia is also linked to Mottephobia, the fear of moths.

Since there is no official name for this phobia yet, there isn’t a lot of information about it so if you have this phobia please share your story.


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