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Nymphalidae


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Nymphalidae

Nymphalidae

Vanessa cardui (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

Phylogeny of the Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera)

Organization of the Olfactory System of Nymphalidae Butterflies

Water Loss and Desiccation Tolerances of Longwing Butterflies(Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

Environmental Elements Involved in Communal Roosting in Heliconius Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

Migration Patterns and Environmental Effects on Stopover of Monarch Butterflies (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) at Peninsula Point, Michigan

Compensatory Feeding in Danaus plexippus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Response to Variation in Host Plant Quality

Saliva or Regurgitated Nectar? What Heliconius Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Use for Pollen Feeding

That Awkward Age for Butterflies: Insights from the Age of the Butterfly Subfamily Nymphalinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

Temporal Occurrence of Two Morpho Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): Influence of Weather and Food Resources

Biology and external morphology of the immature stages of the butterfly Callicore pygas eucale, with comments on the taxonomy of the genus Callicore (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae)

Larval Adaptation of the Endangered Maritime Ringlet Coenonympha tullia nipisiquit McDonnough (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) to a Saline Wetland Habitat

Influence of Alternate Prey on Predation of Monarch Butterfly (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Larvae by the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

Interspecific Variation in Size, Diapause Intensity, and Moisture Responses of First-Instar Speyeria (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Larvae

The early stages and natural history of Antirrhea adoptiva porphyrosticta (Watkins, 1928) in eastern Ecuador (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Morphinae)

A new species of solitary Meteorus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) reared from caterpillars of toxic butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Ecuador

The immature stages and natural history of Veladyris pardalis (Salvin, 1869) in eastern Ecuador (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae)

 

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; subclass Pterygota, order Lepidoptera)

Family of small to large, colourful butterflies. The fore legs are reduced, non-functional, and have long, hair-like scales. The egg is ribbed, the larvae are spined, and the pupae are not supported by a silken girdle. There are about 5000 species and the family has a world-wide distribution.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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