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

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

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May 27, 2015

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California Sister Adelpha californica

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Silvery Checkerspot Chlosyne nycteis

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May 27, 2015

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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May 27, 2015 09:38 AM PDT

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

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May 27, 2015 10:51 AM PDT

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California Sister Adelpha californica

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May 27, 2015 02:11 PM PDT

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

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May 7, 2015 09:29 AM EDT

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white admiral Limenitis arthemis

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May 23, 2015 11:07 AM EDT

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

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May 27, 2015

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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May 27, 2015 12:12 PM PDT

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Question Mark Polygonia interrogationis

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May 27, 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.