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

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

chiaj2

Date

February 27, 2015

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Red Admiral Vanessa gonerilla

Observer

chiaj2

Date

February 27, 2015

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

aglen

Date

February 28, 2015 06:00 PM NZDT

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 26, 2015

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

cgritz

Date

May 21, 2012

Description

Monarch pupa on antelope horn milkweed

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Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

scottking

Date

August 30, 2013 04:37 PM CDT

Description

Female Pearl Crescent
Cowling Arboretum
Northfield, Minnesota

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Square

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Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia

Observer

dpom

Date

April 12, 2013 04:56 AM PDT

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Square

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Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia

Observer

cgritz

Date

May 20, 2013

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Square

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Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus

Observer

cgritz

Date

July 1, 2014

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

October 9, 2005

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Square

What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

cgritz

Date

July 6, 2012

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Square

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

happymoose

Date

August 7, 2013

Description

Found munching away in a horse pasture.

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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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