Wings of Lace “Open your eyes the sky is full of butterfliesThe blossoms on the trees stir up the honey bees.” — Spring Fever, Elvis Presley (Bill Giant, Bernie Baum, and Florence Kaye) Butterflies (by docjabagat)
Danaus gilippus (Queen butterfly) is a North and South American butterfly in the family Nymphalidae with a wingspan of mm. Photo by John Absher, taken at the Butterfly Exhibit at Tucson Botanic Gardens.
The European Peacock, more commonly known simply as the Peacock butterfly, is a colourful butterfly, found in Europe and temperate Asia as far east as Japan. Formerly classified as the only member of the genus Inachis.
typhlonectes: “The Old World Swallowtail - Papilio machaon … is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. Despite its common name Old World swallowtail, this species is not restricted to the Old World, as populations can occasionally be found in North.