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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

krancmm

Date

October 23, 2014 04:39 PM CDT

Description

Continue abundant

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

絹斑蝶 Parantica aglea ssp. melanoides

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

October 24, 2014 01:41 PM HKT

Description

絹斑蝶 (Parantica aglea melanoides ) 有個好靚的暱稱叫玻璃老虎(Glassy Tiger)! 可能老虎都唔多怕人,企定定任影!

參考 : http://www.afcd.gov.hk/tc_chi/conservation/hkbiodiversity/database/popup_record.asp?id=2723&lang=tc#40626_general

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

mbnzt

Date

October 22, 2014 12:45 PM NZDT

Description

Flitting around garden trees, particularly a warratah

Condition: unknown
Number: 1 to 10
Trees / foliage: Warratah
Weather: Brilliantly Fine
Site: Home Garden

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

kmhb

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Flying around and laying eggs on Swan Plants

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

kmhb

Date

March 3, 2014

Description

Flying around garden and feeding on flowering Lemon Tree.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

mbnzt

Date

October 18, 2014 04:00 PM NZDT

Description

Flying around

Condition: old
Number: 1 to 10
Trees / foliage: Garden shrubs
Weather: Cloudy day
Site: Garden

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

mbnzt

Date

October 18, 2014 04:00 PM NZDT

Description

Flying around

Condition: old
Number: 1 to 10
Trees / foliage: Garden shrubs
Weather: Cloudy day
Site: Garden

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

mbnzt

Date

October 18, 2014 04:00 PM NZDT

Description

Flying around

Condition: old
Number: 1 to 10
Trees / foliage: Garden shrubs
Weather: Cloudy day
Site: Garden

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

mbnzt

Date

October 17, 2014 11:00 AM NZDT

Description

I have planted swan plants for a few years and now they seem to come back each year

Condition: unknown
Number: 20 to 50
Trees / foliage: swan plants
Weather: Moderate
Site: Home garden

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

mbnzt

Date

October 13, 2014 10:00 AM NZDT

Description

Feeding on Flowers

Condition: new
Number: 1 to 10
Weather: Sunshine
Site: Home Garden

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

mbnzt

Date

October 15, 2014 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

Frequently see Monarch flying around our garden. Now have 3 caterpillars and 2 eggs on our swan plant

Condition: new
Number: 1 to 10
Weather: Sunny
Site: Home swan plant

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

mbnzt

Date

October 14, 2014 04:30 PM NZDT

Description

by a tree

Condition: new
Number: 1 to 10
Weather: sunshine
Site: park

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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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