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

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Nymphalidae."

Recent observations

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What

Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus

Observer

zooga1961

Date

July 31, 2015

Description

Sunrise hike to cattail pond I observed butterflies and bumblebees pollinating clover flowers.

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Karwinski's Beauty Smyrna karwinskii

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015

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Blackened Bluewing Myscelia cyananthe

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015

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Guatamalan Cracker Hamadryas guatemalena

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015

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Glaucous Cracker Hamadryas glauconome

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015

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Gray Cracker Hamadryas februa

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015

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Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015

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Dingy Purplewing Eunica monima

Date

July 31, 2015

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Blue-eyed Sailor Dynamine dyonis

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015

Place

huatulco (Google, OSM)

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Red Cracker Hamadryas amphinome

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015

Place

huatulco (Google, OSM)

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Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

ediaz

Date

July 4, 2015 10:15 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Mariposa pequeña epifanía Bolboneura sylphis

Observer

momoto-erick

Date

July 29, 2015
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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...

No range data available.