Classification
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  • English
    • Brushfoot Butterflies
    • Brush-footed Butterflies
    • Brushfooted Butterflies
    • anglewings
    • Four-footed butterflies
  • Scientific Names
    • Nymphalidae
  • Spanish
    • Mariposas patas de cepillo

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Recent observations

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What

yellow admiral Vanessa itea

Observer

bug_me

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Two yellow admirals chasing each other on top of Mount William at 369 Meters

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Monarch Danaus plexippus

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Caterpillar about to pupate

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Observer

connlindajo

Date

April 25, 2015 09:59 AM CDT

Description

On Texas ragwort, Senecio ampullaceus\
Wilco NPSOT Field trip

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

cullen

Date

April 25, 2015 01:17 PM CDT

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

cullen

Date

April 25, 2015 10:26 AM CDT

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

cullen

Date

April 25, 2015 10:25 AM CDT

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

Observer

cullen

Date

April 25, 2015 10:23 AM CDT

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Question Mark Polygonia interrogationis

Observer

cullen

Date

April 25, 2015 09:32 AM CDT

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

April 26, 2015

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Silvery Checkerspot Chlosyne nycteis

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

April 26, 2015

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

naturenut

Date

April 26, 2015

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

rjnjr

Date

April 26, 2015 04:55 PM CDT

Description

Specimen vouchered. The plant pictured is the one it was on captured. New pictures posted when it comes off the spreading boards

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Description from Wikipedia

Nymphalidae is the largest family of butterflies with about 6,000 species distributed throughout most of the world. These are usually medium sized to large butterflies. Most species have a reduced pair of forelegs and many hold their colourful wings flat when resting. They are also called brush-footed butterflies or four-footed butterflies. Many species are brightly colored and include popular species such as the emperors, admirals, tortoiseshells, and fritillaries. However, the underwings are in contrast often dull...

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