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

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Recent observations

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What

American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

Date

May 2, 2016 02:03 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

hannawacker

Date

May 3, 2016 01:38 PM MDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

Observer

hannawacker

Date

May 3, 2016 01:31 PM MDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Commas Genus Polygonia

Observer

hannawacker

Date

May 3, 2016 01:29 PM MDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Observer

hannawacker

Date

May 3, 2016 12:52 PM MDT

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What

California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

Observer

direbecca

Date

May 1, 2016

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Tiger Danaus genutia

Observer

mirandaleconte

Date

May 3, 2016 12:17 PM PDT

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Square

What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

jay

Date

April 17, 2016 10:23 AM MDT

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Square

What

Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

Observer

marknenadov

Date

May 3, 2016

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Square

What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

sarahnwilson

Date

September 10, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

kburke

Date

May 3, 2016 12:12 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On yellow rocket mustard flowers

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

direbecca

Date

May 1, 2016
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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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