青斑蝶 (Tirumala limniace limniace / Blue Tiger)
虎斑蝶 (Danaus genutia)
Oruga de Mariposa Monarca en 4to estadio.
Dark Season Form
Common buckeye (Junonia coenia) at Wolfback Ridge
Common buckeye (Junonia coenia) caterpillar at Wolfback Ridge
Common ringlet (Coenonympha tullia) on coast buckwheat (Eriogonum latifolium) at the Rifle Range
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...