Pictures of Butterflies and Butterfly Facts

A Complete Listing of Butterfly Pictures found on Our Site

35 different types of butterflies

If you enjoy seeing splendid pictures of butterflies take some time to go through our butterfly picture galleries. We have categorized these butterfly photos by specific type of butterfly for your convenience.

Butterflies aren't always willing subjects, but when you can catch them by surprise, the result can be absolute brilliance. Here are some of the best pictures of butterflies we have found across the world wide web:

Viceroy Butterfly

This black and orange beauty appears strikingly similar to the monarch. However, there are differences in wing markings and general size that give this species away.

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Painted Lady Butterfly

Another orange, black, and white butterfly, but completely different wing markings than monarchs or viceroys.

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The Monarch Butterfly

The other monarch gallery on this site is made up of my own personal pictures. This gallery consists of the best photos across the world wide web.

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Black Swallowtail Butterfly

A Black Beauty with Yellow, Blue, and red highlights found throughout most of North America. Learn how to entice these beauties directly to your garden.

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Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

This version of the swallowtail is predominantly yellow with black "tiger stripes" on its wings. There are a couple different variations of this butterfly depending on your location and they are difficult to distinguish.

In the south, the female is often black, mimicking the markings of the poisonous Pipevine swallowtail.

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Skipper Butterfly

There are over 3500 different species of the skipper butterfly! Click here to see some of the most memorable.

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Buckeye Butterfly

This butterfly is found throughout most of North America and is recognized by it's distinguished wing eyespots.

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Karner Butterfly

This small blue butterfly is found mainly in the northeast united states and has been frequently seen clubbing with Snooky and The Situation.

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Blue Morpho Butterfly

Brilliant blue butterflies native to South and Central America. They have a wide wing span of 6 inches. They also like to get drunk...I'm not kidding.

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Zebra Butterfly

Named for it's similar markings to the favorite referee striped african horse.

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Tiger Butterfly

An Indian butterfly with eerily similar markings to that of the monarch. Can you tell the difference from the wing markings?

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Types of Butterflies

Here are some pictures of different types of butterflies they may not be as widely known. It is our goal to show you as many different kinds of butterflies as possible!

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This page will be continuously updated as we find (and hopefully take) new amazing pictures of butterflies.

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