Butterflies have three segments, a head, thorax, and abdomen. They have antennae and external mouthparts on the head, six legs on thorax, and organs in the abdomen. Mylitta Crescents are considered a Brush-Footed butterfly, which means like all insects they have the six legs, but the two front legs are very small and covered with… Read More MYLITTA CRESCENT
Here are a couple more pictures of Monarchs from my visit to a local butterfly house.
Dryas Iulia also known as Julia can be found in gardens and islands in southern Texas and Florida in the U.S., into Central America, the Caribbean Islands, and northern South America. Julia’s are brush footed butterflies that are orange with black markings on their long and narrow wings. They are fast flyers that feed on flower… Read More JULIA BUTTERFLY
The Common Buckeye are found across the southern United States and in much of Mexico. They have unique fore-wings, each having two orange bars and two large black eye-spots. Learn more about butterflies here: THE DIVERSE LEPIDOPTERA INSECT