Classification
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  • English
    • Brush-footed Butterflies
    • Brushfoot Butterflies
    • Four-footed butterflies
  • Scientific Names
    • Nymphalidae
  • Spanish
    • Mariposas patas de cepillo
  • German
    • Edelfalter
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 蛺蝶科

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Recent observations

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What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 13, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Observer

alison_kondler

Date

March 28, 2015 11:58 PM MDT

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What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

alison_kondler

Date

October 9, 2015 01:22 PM MDT

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What

Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia

Observer

alison_kondler

Date

October 9, 2015 01:20 PM MDT

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What

Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Observer

alison_kondler

Date

May 14, 2015 12:56 PM MDT

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Square

What

Northern Crescent Phyciodes cocyta

Observer

alison_kondler

Date

July 3, 2015 10:37 AM MDT

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What

American Snout Libytheana carinenta

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

February 13, 2016

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Square

What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

February 13, 2016 03:16 PM PST

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What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

February 13, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

klubetkin

Date

February 13, 2016 04:30 PM PST

Description

Hanging out on a young cedar (when it wasn't landing on my hand or my head- very friendly!)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Brush-footed Butterflies Family Nymphalidae

Observer

mlodinow

Date

March 13, 2010

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mlodinow

Date

March 17, 2010
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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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