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Mariposas  La Papilio chikae fue descubierta en 1995 en Las Filipinas. Esta mariposa posee alas oscuras de aproximadamente 10 cm, con manchas de color azul brillante.

The Luzon Peacock was discovered in in the Philippines. The Peacock is mostly black, with fore and hind wings (which span 4 inches) splashed with the bright colored scales that earned it its name.

La belleza, las formas y los colores de estas mariposas son deslumbrantes. Es increíble pensar que algunas de ellas podrían extinguirse pronto.

The Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis) is a North American nymphalid butterfly.

Black butterfly

Melanism is a genetic mutation that results in beautiful black animals, which stand out from their species counterparts. Here are 15 melanistic animals.

Dwindling Numbers Of Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly In Biscayne National Park Lead To Collecting Decision

Butterflies The Schaus' Swallowtail (or Island Swallowtail) is found in southern Florida with subspecies in the Bahamas, Hispaniola, and Cuba. It is named in honour of William Schaus.

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I'd love to know how photographers catch these sort of photos. They must be a lot more patient than me!

Black Butterfly

Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly Photograph by Darlyne A. Murawski Colorful gerbera daisies highlight the rich coloration of a spicebush swallowtail butterfly (Papilio troilus).

The Palos Verdes Blue is the rarest butterfly in the world. Presumed extinct until 1994, when researchers discovered a population in San Pedro, California. A breeding program was initiated and seems to be successful, but there are still only several hundred in the wild.

The chances of spotting the Palos Verdes Blue are quite slim, since they are considered to be the rarest species of butterfly in existence. There are less than several hundred of them in the world.