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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

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What

Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus

Observer

mchlfx

Date

August 21, 2014

Place

LLELA (Google, OSM)

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What

Grey Comma Polygonia progne

Observer

michael_morin

Date

August 22, 2014 01:46 PM CDT

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What

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

michael_morin

Date

August 22, 2014 01:09 PM CDT

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What

Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Date

August 22, 2014 10:02 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Date

August 22, 2014

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Date

August 22, 2014

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Observer

migueleq

Date

August 22, 2014 10:49 AM CDT

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What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

james3

Date

August 21, 2014

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What

Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Observer

james3

Date

August 21, 2014

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West Coast Lady Vanessa annabella

Observer

james3

Date

August 21, 2014

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What

Milbert's Tortoiseshell Aglais milberti

Observer

kylejones

Date

August 22, 2014 12:29 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mariposa reina Danaus gilippus

Observer

lfvvb

Date

July 28, 2014 02:19 PM CDT
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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.