Classification
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All Names

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

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Nymphalidae."

Recent observations

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What

Common Mestra Mestra amymone

Observer

oz4caster

Date

November 23, 2016 01:46 PM CST

Description

Sunning on a saw greenbriar leaf.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texan Crescent Anthanassa texana

Observer

varajuan

Date

May 23, 2015 04:45 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Mestra Mestra amymone

Observer

oz4caster

Date

November 23, 2016 01:24 PM CST

Description

Same individual in both photos.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Orion Cecropian Historis odius

Observer

hflamholtz

Date

November 13, 2016 03:11 PM EST

Description

Seen in the Get Your Birds garden at El Cas

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

sheliahargis

Date

November 28, 2016 04:14 PM CST

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No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

berthine

Date

December 4, 2016 09:30 AM NZDT

Description

We saw 2 fly in the street

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

sheliahargis

Date

December 1, 2016 04:12 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Arizona Sister Adelpha eulalia

Observer

varajuan

Date

May 23, 2015 04:08 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Question Mark Polygonia interrogationis

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

November 16, 2016 10:41 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Mestra Mestra amymone

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

November 16, 2016 08:31 AM CST

Description

The flight of Common Mestras hit a peak in mid-November with hundreds being found on just about any nature trail in open or semi-open habitats. On my return hike this date along the Tejas Trail (about 2 miles), I counted a minimum of 360 individuals and probably passed by many more. Truly a phenomenal year for the species.

Photos / Sounds

What

Zebra Longwing Heliconius charithonia

Observer

cullen

Date

November 11, 2016 02:56 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

cullen

Date

November 7, 2016 04:17 PM CST
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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.
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