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Comparison of Black-Colored Species of Swallowtail Butterflies

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Charlotte Rhoades Park Butterfly Garden in Maine

Live Butterfly Releases

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Butterflies in Texas

2017 butterfly festivals, events and workshops in the United States

Common Butterfly and Moth Families

Swallowtail Family of Butterflies

Brush-Footed Butterflies

Skipper Family of Butterflies

Gossamer Winged Family of Butterflies

Longwing Family of Butterflies

Whites and Sulphur Butterflies


Featured Butterfly Species and Photos

American Lady

Anise Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Bordered Patch


Checkered White

Cloudless Sulphur

Eastern Comma

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Fiery Skipper

Funereal Duskywing

Giant Swallowtail

Goatweed Leafwing

Gray Hairstreak

Great Purple Hairstreak

Great Spangled Fritillary

Gulf Fritillary

Horace's Duskywing

Julia Heliconian

Juniper Hairstreak (or Olive Hairstreak)

Long-Tailed Skipper


Mourning Cloak

Orange Sulphur

Painted Lady

Palamedes Swallowtail

Pearl Crescent

Pipevine Swallowtail


Question Mark

Red Admiral

Red-Spotted Purple

Silver Spotted Skipper

Southern Dogface

Spicebush Swallowtail

Two-Tailed Swallowtail


Western Tiger Swallowtail

Zebra Heliconian

Zebra Swallowtail

Featured Moths

Cecropia Moth

Prometheus Moth

Little Pink Moth

Painted Schinia Moth

Luna Moth

Hummingbird Moth

Salt Marsh Moth

Spiny Oakworm Moth

Tersa Sphinx Moth

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