Most Beautiful Butterflies
Cramer’s Mesene:The brilliant orange-red wings of this little butterfly warn potential predators that it is poisonous.
Least Skipper:belongs to a huge family of butterflies known for their antennae, which are spaced farther apart than in other butterflies and end in curves.
Grizzled Skipper:This insect is given its name because of the pattern of black and white on its wings, whose span ranges from 1/4 of an inch to 1 inch.
Common Sootywing: this little butterfly with a 1/4 inch to 1.25-inch wide wingspan has sooty brown wings with white speckles.
Eastern Tailed Blue: which belong to the Lycaenidae family of butterflies, are some of the smallest in size. This butterfly, with a wingspan of 3/4 of an inch to 1 inch wide.
Woolly Legs:with a wingspan of 3/4 to 1.25 inches, is found in Sub-Saharan Africa. the same family as the blue butterflies, and as in the blues, the female is a little larger than the male.
Western Pygmy Blue:Scientists believe this tiny butterfly, with a wingspan of only a little under half an inch to a little over .78 of an inch.
Marine Blue:A bit bigger and of more weight than its western pygmy blue cousin, this butterfly of North and Central America has a 3/4 inch wingspan.
Little Metalmark: has a wingspan of 3/4 of an inch and gets its name because its wings bear what looks like metallic markings.
White-spotted Tadpole:This little swallowtail butterfly has a wingspan that ranges from between 5/8 to 14 of an inch. It’s found in Central and South America including the Brazilian .