photo sharing and upload picture albums photo forums search pictures popular photos photography help login
Type your message and click Add Comment
It is best to login or register first but you may post as a guest.
Enter an optional name and contact email address. Name
Name Email
help private comment
Bob Moul | profile | all galleries >> BUTTERFLIES tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

WILD BIRDS | WILD BIRD PORTRAITS | MY FAVORITE "BIRDS OF PREY" | STRAYS, ABERRANTS AND ODDITIES | LIFE CYCLE OF THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY | LIFE CYCLE OF A BLACK SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLY | BUTTERFLIES | RARE AND UNUSUAL BUTTERFLY | DRAGONFLIES (Anisoptera) | DAMSELFLIES (Zygoptera) | EMERGENCE OF A DRAGONFLY | INSECTS | FAVORITE NATURE PIX | MORE FAVORITE NATURE PIX | ON FRAGILE WING | CATERPILLARS | MOTHS | MOTHS OF CODORUS STATE PARK | THE PASSENGER PIGEON | MAMMALS | REPTILES | AMPHIBIANS | FUNGI | WILD FLOWERS | SNAILS, SLUGS AND OTHER CRITTERS | LATEST PIX | BEEN THERE, DONE THAT! | MY STATE AND COUNTY RECORDS | MY PUBLISHED PHOTOS | FAVORITE LINKS

BUTTERFLIES



ORDER LEPIDOPTERA

Lepidoptera is an order of insect that includes moths and butterflies. Members of the order are referred to as lepidopterans. A person
who collects or studies this order is referred to as a lepidopterist. This order has more than 180,000 species.
in 128 families and 47 superfamilies. The name is derived from Ancient Greek λεπίδος (scale) and πτερόν (wing).

The text above is from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and is licensed under the GFDL.

BUTTERFLY SIGHTING RECORDS.......BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS OF NORTH AMERICA HOME PAGE

ALL PHOTOS WERE TAKEN OF LIVE BUTTERFLIES IN THE WILD AND IN NO WAY MANIPULATED OR POSED.

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORPHING FROM CATERPILLAR TO ADULT BUTTERFLY

counter for blogger

BACK TO HOME PAGE.......BUTTERFLY SEARCH

SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK ON PHOTO TO OPEN ::GALLERY::

SWALLOWTAILS
:: SWALLOWTAILS ::
BRUSHFOOTS
:: BRUSHFOOTS ::
LADIES and ADMIRALS
:: LADIES and ADMIRALS ::
FRITILLARIES
:: FRITILLARIES ::
CRESCENTS and CHECKERSPOTS
:: CRESCENTS and CHECKERSPOTS ::
SATYRS
:: SATYRS ::
HAIRSTREAKS
:: HAIRSTREAKS ::
BLUES, COPPERS and HARVESTER
:: BLUES, COPPERS and HARVESTER ::
AZURES and ELFINS
:: AZURES and ELFINS ::
 WHITES  and SULPHURS
::  WHITES and SULPHURS ::
SPREADWING SKIPPERS
:: SPREADWING SKIPPERS ::
SACHEM, HOBOMOK, ZABULON SKIPPERS
:: SACHEM, HOBOMOK, ZABULON SKIPPERS ::
LEAST, EUROPEAN, DUN and WHIRLABOUT SKIPPERS
:: LEAST, EUROPEAN, DUN and WHIRLABOUT SKIPPERS ::
TAWNY EDGED, SWARTHY and FIERY SKIPPERS
:: TAWNY EDGED, SWARTHY and FIERY SKIPPERS ::
CROSSLINE, PECK'S, and LITTLE GLASSYWING SKIPPERS
:: CROSSLINE, PECK'S, and LITTLE GLASSYWING SKIPPERS ::
MISC SKIPPERS
:: MISC SKIPPERS ::