Classification
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  • English
    • 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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Observer

agroecologo

Date

October 30, 2012

Description

La metamorfosis de la mariposa tigre...

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What

Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia

Observer

gpstewart

Date

April 24, 2012

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Observer

emckiernan

Date

September 8, 2014

Description

Found deceased on street in residential zone.

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Observer

emckiernan

Date

August 31, 2014

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What

Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Danaus plexippus

Observer

jvandyke

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

green, black and yellow stripes, small approx. 2cm long

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What

Pasionaria mexicana Dione moneta

Observer

poncho

Date

May 25, 2014

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Square

What

Pasionaria motas blancas Agraulis vanillae

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poncho

Date

May 25, 2014

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What

White Morpho Morpho polyphemus

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emckiernan

Date

August 23, 2014

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What

White-spotted Clearwing Greta annette

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julio

Date

September 6, 2014

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Square

What

Malaquita Siproeta stelenes ssp. biplagiata

Observer

emckiernan

Date

August 10, 2014

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Observer

emckiernan

Date

August 10, 2014

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Square

What

Lorquin's Admiral Limenitis lorquini

Observer

mickeylong

Date

September 9, 2013

Description

Landed on White Alder leaf in riparian woodland.

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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.