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Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell, Kleiner Fuchs, La Petite Tortue)

Aglais urticae, also called Small Tortoiseshell or Kleiner Fuchs is a common butterfly from Palaearctic ecozone (Europe). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 4.5 – 5.5 cm the Small Tortoiseshell is a small member of the family NYMPHALIDAE. The butterfly is auburn with black, blue and yellow spots.
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Inachis io (Peacock, Tagpfauenauge, Paon de Jour)

Inachis io, also called Peacock or Tagpfauenauge is a common butterfly from Palaearctic ecozone (Europe). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 5.0 – 6.0 cm the Peacock is a small member of the family NYMPHALIDAE. The butterfly is auburn and has four big eyes on wings.
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Nymphalis antiopa (Camberwell Beauty, Trauermantel, Le Morio)

Nymphalis antiopa, also called Camberwell Beauty or Trauermantel is an unmistakable and rare butterfly from Palaearctic ecozone (Europe). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 6.0 – 7.0 cm the Camberwell Beauty is a small member of the family NYMPHALIDAE. The butterfly is dark brown and have a broad yellowish band and a chain of blue spots at the margin.
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THE MOST POPULAR ARTICLES OF LAST MONTH (MARCH)

  1. Papilio ulysses (Mountain Blue)
  2. Graphium weiskei (Purple Spotted Swallowtail)
  3. Ornithoptera alexandrae (Queen Alexandra's Birdwing)
  4. Morpho rhetenor
  5. Ornithoptera priamus
  6. Papilio memnon
  7. Graphium agamemnon
  8. Pachliopta aristolochiae (Common rose)
  9. Papilio paris
  10. Ornithoptera goliath

   

THE MOST IMPORTANT GENERA OF THIS HOMEPAGE

 

The genus PAPILIO contain about 200 species and it is the biggest group of PAPILIONIDAE. PAPILIO butterflies (Swallowtails) lives on each continent without Antarctic. The biggest biodiversity is in tropical areas. Feedplants are members of family LAURACEAE, RUTACEAE and UMBELLIFERAE.
GENUS PAPILIO...  





The genus ATROPHANEURA was described in 1865 by Reakirt. It contains at present about 29 species. ATROPHANEURA butterflies are from Asia and Australia. These species are in all development stages uneatable, because the larvae  life on toxic plants and accumulate the poison in body.They are also called Batwings or Windmills.
GENUS ATROPHANEURA...  





This genus contain about 70 species and it is a big group of NYMPHALIDAE. MORPHO butterflies are from South America (NEOTROPIC). This butterflies have  flouresce blue on there wings.  This optical phenominon based on  refraction and  interference.   
GENUS MORPHO...  


The genus ORNITHOPTERA was described in 1832 by Boisduval. It contains at present about 13 species. The genus ORNITHOPTERA is a small group of PAPILIONIDAE. ORNITHOPTERA butterflies are from AUSTRALASIA-INDOMALAYA.
The biggest butterfly on earth is a member of this genus. These butterflies are green, blue, red and gold.
All of them are also called birdwing-butterflies. Birdwings are wonders of nature and we have to protect them. 
GENUS ORNITHOPTERA...  

The genus TROIDES was described in 1819 by Hübner. It contains at present about 20 species. The genus TROIDES is a small group of PAPILIONIDAE. TROIDES butterflies are from AUSTRALASIA-INDOMALAYA.
These butterflies are black and gold.
All of them are also called birdwing-butterflies. Birdwings are wonders of nature and we have to protect them. 
GENUS TROIDES...  






 

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