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Spicebush Butterfly by EricaMaxine Price

Spicebush Butterfly Greeting Card for Sale by EricaMaxine Price


typhlonectes: “The Old World Swallowtail - Papilio machaon … is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. Despite its common name Old World swallowtail, this species is not restricted to the Old World, as populations can occasionally be found in North.

Bwindi Butterfly by Greg Miles, via Flickr

Eastern Blue Beauty, Protogoniomorpha temora, found in the dense forests of sub-Saharan Africa. Photo by Greg Miles

Transparent Wings Just In Time for Spring | Featured Creature

Octauius Swordtail (Chorinea octauius), looks like it is preparing for the arrival of warmer weather, since it's decided to show off a little 'skin.' Those transparent wings make the butterfly seem as if it's cut out of cellophane.

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Red-banded Hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops) native to the southeastern United States