Classification
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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

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What

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 30, 2014

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 29, 2014 11:17 AM CDT

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What

Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

naturenut

Date

October 30, 2014

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What

Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 30, 2014 12:26 PM CDT

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Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 30, 2014 12:42 PM CDT

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What

Question Mark Polygonia interrogationis

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 30, 2014 12:28 PM CDT

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What

American Snout Libytheana carinenta

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 30, 2014 12:37 PM CDT

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Observer

robberfly

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Pointed Sister?

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No photos or sounds

What

Mariposa Monarca Danaus plexippus

Observer

jesuselias

Date

October 25, 2014

Description

Por Elizabeth Rodriguez Observo 9 monarcas por la mañana del sábado (24 Oct) y el domingo tres monarcas a medio día (25 Octubre) se estaban alimentando de su de las flores de jardín (Asclepias Curassavicas), del cual temporadas anteriores han depositado huevecillos.

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No photos or sounds

What

Mariposa Monarca Danaus plexippus

Observer

jesuselias

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

Se observaron muchas mariposa monarcas salir de la ANP laguna la Escondida y de dirigían muy rápidamente hacia el sur, aprovechando la corrientes fuertes de viento que venían del norte junto con diferentes mariposas entre ellas la la mariposa reina y soldado, también se observaron monarcas alimentarse en la orilla de la carretera.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Zebra Longwing Heliconius charithonia

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Is it possible to take a bad picture of this creature?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Watched a female in ovipositing flight on Milkweed - wouldn't land. Then just as we were leaving, I got it!

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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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