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

Photos / Sounds

Observer

adrianj

Date

June 24, 2014 12:00 PM CDT

Description

Can't tell if this is a Pearl Crescent or a Northern Crescent

Photos / Sounds

What

Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

annikaml

Date

July 28, 2014 10:55 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

davidlowry

Date

July 25, 2014 10:04 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

variegated fritillary Euptoieta claudia

Observer

adrianj

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

floracliff

Date

July 15, 2014

Place

Floracliff Nature Sanctuary (Google, OSM)

Description

monarch butterfly.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Vanesa de la costa Vanessa annabella

Observer

carlos2

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

mmwebb

Date

July 25, 2014 09:05 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viceroy Limenitis archippus

Observer

zcota

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Baltimore Checkerspot Euphydryas phaeton

Observer

zcota

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viceroy Limenitis archippus

Observer

rwp84

Date

July 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dewitam

Date

July 19, 2014

Place

oaxaca (Google, OSM)

Description

Mariposita cafe

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common wood nymph Cercyonis pegala

Observer

rcurtis

Date

July 17, 2014 10:46 AM EDT
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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.