Classification
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  • 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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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Comma Polygonia comma

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

May 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Brush-footed Butterflies Family Nymphalidae

Observer

kueda

Date

May 26, 2016 12:49 PM MST

Description

Can't even tell if it's Chlosyne of Speyeria, wouldn't let me get close.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Sister Adelpha californica

Observer

kueda

Date

May 26, 2016 12:01 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Snout Libytheana carinenta

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

May 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Zebra Longwing Heliconius charithonia

Observer

s_oconm

Date

March 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

May 30, 2016

Description

2-7

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Date

May 30, 2016 10:30 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Single adult observed flying through location. Low 80sF, mostly overcast.

Photos / Sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Date

May 30, 2016 02:13 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Multiple eggs and two early instar larvae observed on Asclepias curassavica. Two adults, one confirmed male, observed flying through area, sparring with each other, or nectaring on Gomphrena globosa fireworks or Bidens alba. Upper 80sF, mostly overcast.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

magazhu

Date

May 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lorquin's Admiral Limenitis lorquini

Observer

bnwech

Date

May 21, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crescents Genus Phyciodes

Observer

susanelliott

Date

May 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bordered Patch Chlosyne lacinia

Observer

francisco3

Date

May 30, 2016 11:43 AM HST
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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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