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Butterfly and Moth Online Resources and References

Danainae Reference Links


giftwrap butterfliesThe Danainae, Milkweed Butterfly, family of butterflies include the well-known Monarch butterfly. Many butterflies have different coloring and marks depending upon whether their wings are open or closed and whether viewed from the topside or underside. Males and females frequently are markedly different in coloring and sometimes in size as well.

It is important to know that butterflies and moths appear differently depending upon their manner of display.

These resource and reference links primarily (but not all) go to Wikipedia pages so the child may learn more about the butterfly or moth's habitat, lifecycle, coloring,etc.

Pieridae Butterfly References

 

The Pieridae family of butterflies contain approximately 1,100 mostly tropical species within Africa and Asia.

Many butterflies have different coloring and marks depending upon whether their wings are open or closed and whether viewed from the topside or underside. Males and females frequently are markedly different in coloring and sometimes in size as well.

It is important to know that butterflies and moths appear differently depending upon their manner of display.

These resource and reference links primarily (but not all) go to Wikipedia pages so the child may learn more about the butterfly or moth's habitat, lifecycle, coloring, etc.

Pieridae Reference

Satyridae Butterfly Online Resources and References

 

The Satyrinae family of butterfly (or satyrines, satyrids) are commonly known as the Browns.

Many Lepidoptera butterflies have different coloring and marks depending upon whether their wings are open or closed and whether viewed from the topside or underside. Males and females frequently are markedly different in coloring and sometimes in size as well.

It is important to know that butterflies and moths appear differently depending upon their manner of display.

These resource and reference links primarily (but not all) go to Wikipedia pages so the child may learn more about the butterfly or moth's habitat, lifecycle, coloring, etc.

Satyridae Reference

Heliconiinae Butterfly Online Resources and References

 

The Heliconiinae, or longwings, are a subfamily of the brush-footed butterflies in the Nymphalidae family of butterflies.

Many butterflies have different coloring and marks depending upon whether their wings are open or closed and whether viewed from the topside or underside. Males and females frequently are markedly different in coloring and sometimes in size as well.

It is important to know that butterflies and moths appear differently depending upon their manner of display.

These resource and reference links primarily (but not all) go to Wikipedia pages so the child may learn more about the butterfly or moth's habitat, lifecycle, coloring, etc.

Lepidoptera Reference for Heliconiinae Butterfly Species

lycaenidae Butterfly Online Resources and References

 

The Lycaenidae, also called gossamer-winged butterflies, are the second-largest family of butterfly.

Many butterflies have different coloring and marks depending upon whether their wings are open or closed and whether viewed from the topside or underside. Males and females frequently are markedly different in coloring and sometimes in size as well.

It is important to know that butterflies and moths appear differently depending upon their manner of display.

These resource and reference links primarily (but not all) go to Wikipedia pages so the child may learn more about the butterfly or moth's habitat, lifecycle, coloring, etc.

Lycaenidae Reference

Facts About Moths, References

 

These quiet nocturnal visitors are insects which are closely related to the butterfly of the order Lepidoptera.

It is important to know that butterflies and moths appear differently depending upon their manner of display.

These resource and reference links primarily (but not all) go to Wikipedia pages so the child may learn more about the butterfly or moth's habitat, lifecycle, coloring, etc.

Internet Resources and References Lepidoptera Moth Reference

Moth Reference

Ornithoptera Birdwing Butterfly Online Resources and References

 

The Ornithoptera, birdwing, family has some of the largest butterflies in the world.

Many Lepidoptera butterflies have different coloring and marks depending upon whether their wings are open or closed and whether viewed from the topside or underside. Males and females frequently are markedly different in coloring and sometimes in size as well.

It is important to know that butterflies and moths appear differently depending upon their manner of display.

These resource and reference links primarily (but not all) go to Wikipedia pages so the child may learn more about the butterfly or moth's habitat, lifecycle, coloring, etc.

Lepidoptera Ornithoptera Reference

Swallowtail Butterfly Resources and References Online

Papilionidae is of the swallowtail butterfly family which consists of at least 550 species.

Many Lepidoptera butterflies have different coloring and marks depending upon whether their wings are open or closed and whether viewed from the topside or underside. Males and females frequently are markedly different in coloring and sometimes in size as well.

It is important to know that butterflies and moths appear differently depending upon their manner of display.

These resource and reference links primarily (but not all) go to Wikipedia pages so the child may learn more about the butterfly or moth's habitat, lifecycle, coloring, etc.

Papilionidae Reference

Butterfly, Moth and Insect Photography Resources and References

Photography or Reference Sites

These web pages provide excellent photos and information concerning butterfly and moth collections, research and cataloging.

Resources and References for Butterflies and Moths

Products and research books and internet web site links about butterflies.

  • From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1)
  • My, Oh My--A Butterfly!: All About Butterflies (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)
  • Make Your Own Butterfly Sticker Activity Book (Dover Little Activity Books)
  • Where Butterflies Grow (Picture Puffins)

Recommended Lepidoptera Butterfly and Moth Sites

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