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

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Nymphalidae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Spangled Fritillary Speyeria cybele

Observer

leptodia

Date

July 7, 2015 01:51 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Peacock Butterfly Anartia jatrophae

Observer

francisco3

Date

July 7, 2015 08:30 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Spangled Fritillary Speyeria cybele

Observer

susanelliott

Date

July 7, 2015

Description

first photo is of one individual; second and third photos are of second individual

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia

Observer

dfemat

Date

July 2, 2015

Description

As checking our garden we came across this beautiful orange butterfly.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Comma Polygonia comma

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

July 7, 2015 12:35 PM CDT

Description

Very worn

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

July 7, 2015 12:00 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Pearly Eye Lethe anthedon

Observer

susanelliott

Date

July 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lorquin's Admiral Limenitis lorquini

Observer

kberry

Date

July 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crescents Genus Phyciodes

Observer

susanelliott

Date

July 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

dpom

Date

July 7, 2015 02:31 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Spangled Fritillary Speyeria cybele

Observer

amybeth55

Date

July 7, 2015
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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.