Classification
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  • English
    • Four-footed butterflies
    • Brushfoot Butterflies
    • Brush-footed Butterflies
    • Brushfooted Butterflies
    • anglewings
  • Scientific Names
    • Nymphalidae
  • Spanish
    • Mariposas patas de cepillo

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Theona Checkerspot Chlosyne theona

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Ruddy Daggerwing Marpesia petreus

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May 1, 2012

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Fritillary on a Fragrant Gaillardia (Gaillardia suavis)

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Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia) Junonia coenia

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May 1, 2012

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Mariposa tecolote Opsiphanes tamarindi

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Mariposa bonita Smyrna blomfildia

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Mangrove Buckeye Junonia evarete

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Mexican Sailor Dynamine postverta

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Pavon Emperor Doxocopa pavon

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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...

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