Superfamily Papilionoidea

Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Superfamily: Papilionoidea Skippers(Hesperiidae) Gossamer-winged(Lycaenidae) Brush-footed(Nymphalidae) Swallowtails(Papilionidae) Whites & Sulphurs(Pieridae) Metalmarks(Riodinidae) Papilionoidea are the true butterflies.  The skippers used to be in their own superfamily but are now usually included here. Many of the families have been further subdivided into subfamilies.  Click the button … Continue reading "Superfamily Papilionoidea"

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