Two yellow admirals chasing each other on top of Mount William at 369 Meters
Caterpillar about to pupate
On Texas ragwort, Senecio ampullaceus\
Wilco NPSOT Field trip
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...