King swallowtail
Morpho peleides

Morpho peleides

Scientific name: Morpho peleides Other common names: peleides blue morpho, common morpho, emperor       Open the complete gallery

Malachite

Malachite

Siproeta stelenes (malachite) is a neotropical brush-footed butterfly (family Nymphalidae). The malachite has large wings that are black and brilliant green or yellow-green on the upperside and light brown and olive green on the underside….

Orange oakleaf

Orange oakleaf

Kallima inachus, the orange oakleaf, Indian oakleaf or dead leaf, is a nymphalid butterfly found in Tropical Asia from India to Japan. With wings closed, it closely resembles a dry leaf with dark veins and…

Tiger heliconian

Tiger heliconian

Heliconius ismenius, the Ismenius tiger or tiger heliconian, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae found in Central America and northern South America. They are abundant as far south as Ecuador and Venezuela and as…

Julia butterfly

Julia butterfly

Dryas iulia (often incorrectly spelled julia), commonly called the Julia butterfly, Julia heliconian, the flame, or flambeau, is a species of brush-footed butterfly (known as Nymphalidae). The sole representative of its genus Dryas, it is…

Citrus swallowtail

Citrus swallowtail

Scientific name: Papilio demoleus Papilio demoleus Papilio demoleus is a common and widespread swallowtail butterfly. The butterfly is also known as the common lime butterfly, lemon butterfly, lime swallowtail, small citrus butterfly, chequered swallowtail, dingy…

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Brown peacock

Brown peacock

Scientific name: anartia amathea Anartia amathea, the brown peacock or scarlet peacock, is a species of nymphalid butterfly, found primarily in South America. This butterfly is very similar to the banded peacock or Anartia fatima,…

Clipper butterfly

Clipper butterfly

Scientific name: Parthenos sylvia Parthenos sylvia, the clipper, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South and South-East Asia, mostly in forested areas. The clipper is a fast-flying butterfly and has a habit of…