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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

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What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

cwwood

Date

August 16, 2015 01:12 PM EDT

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Square

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

aaroncarlson

Date

September 2, 2015 11:55 AM CDT

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Square

What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

aaroncarlson

Date

September 2, 2015 12:06 PM CDT

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Square

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

jeckberg

Date

August 5, 2015 09:28 AM PDT

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What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

liapun312

Date

September 2, 2015 05:49 PM CDT

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Square

What

Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus

Observer

jeckberg

Date

July 29, 2015 01:05 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

paulroose

Date

September 1, 2015

Description

2 seen in area.

Photos / Sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

natureinla

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

Observation and photo by Edward Lee Goldstein, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

marklenz

Date

September 2, 2015 05:10 PM CDT

Description

Sighted today in backyard on Gregg's Mist plant

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What

Lorquin's Admiral Limenitis lorquini

Observer

matty

Date

September 2, 2015 01:05 PM PDT

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Square

Observer

axel77

Date

July 13, 2007

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Observer

johnb-nz

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

One of several beautiful butterflies observed on this island.

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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.