A variety of different species of butterfly (Papilio).

British Butterflies

A variety of different species of butterfly (Papilio).

Four butterflies.

Four Butterflies

Four butterflies.

Ten butterflies.

Ten Butterfies

Ten butterflies.

There are three stages of a butterfly: caterpillar, pupa, and butterfly; respectively.

Butterfly

There are three stages of a butterfly: caterpillar, pupa, and butterfly; respectively.

An illustration of a full page border with butterflies and flowers.

Butterfly & Floral Border

An illustration of a full page border with butterflies and flowers.

The cabbage butterfly is one of the easiest of the butterflies to capture and rear, (Colton, 1903) This is a male.

Cabbage Butterfly

The cabbage butterfly is one of the easiest of the butterflies to capture and rear, (Colton, 1903) This…

The cabbage butterfly is one of the easiest of the butterflies to capture and rear, (Colton, 1903) This is a female.

Cabbage Butterfly

The cabbage butterfly is one of the easiest of the butterflies to capture and rear, (Colton, 1903) This…

The cabbage butterfly is one of the easiest of the butterflies to capture and rear, (Colton, 1903) This is a pupa.

Cabbage Butterfly

The cabbage butterfly is one of the easiest of the butterflies to capture and rear, (Colton, 1903) This…

Also known as Pieris brassicae. It is commonly found throughout Europe, Asia, and north Africa. The wings are white with black tips, with the females having two black spots on each forewing.

Large White Cabbage Butterfly

Also known as Pieris brassicae. It is commonly found throughout Europe, Asia, and north Africa. The…

Also known as Pieris brassicae. An image of the larva and pupa of the large white cabbage butterfly.

Larva and Pupa of a Large White Cabbage Butterfly

Also known as Pieris brassicae. An image of the larva and pupa of the large white cabbage butterfly.

This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

The larva of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

The larva of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

A hanging larva of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

A hanging larva of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing…

A hanging larva of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

A hanging larva of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing…

A hanging larva of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

A hanging larva of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing…

A pupa of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

A pupa of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

An egg of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

An egg of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

The mesothorax of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

The mesothorax of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing…

The metathorax of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

The metathorax of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing…

The abdomen of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Monarch Butterfly

The abdomen of the monarch. This common butterfly is of a brown color, with black veins and wing borders.

Typical forms of Chrysalis, the pupae of many Lepidoptera, an order of insects that includes moths and butterflies.

Chrysalis

Typical forms of Chrysalis, the pupae of many Lepidoptera, an order of insects that includes moths and…

An illustration of a young angel girl wearing a flower wreath and dropping flowers as she walks.

Angel Girl

An illustration of a young angel girl wearing a flower wreath and dropping flowers as she walks.

A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera. Like all Lepidoptera, butterflies are notable for their unusual life cycle with a larval caterpillar stage, an inactive pupal stage, and a spectacular metamorphosis into a familiar and colourful winged adult form. A monarch butterfly is is a milkweed butterfly, perhaps the best known of all North American butterflies.

Metamorphosis of a Monarch Butterfly

A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera. Like all Lepidoptera, butterflies are notable for…

A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera. Like all Lepidoptera, butterflies are notable for their unusual life cycle with a larval caterpillar stage, an inactive pupal stage, and a spectacular metamorphosis into a familiar and colourful winged adult form. A monarch butterfly is is a milkweed butterfly, perhaps the best known of all North American butterflies. The body of the crawling worm-like larva is greenish yellow in color, with broad bands of shining black.

Metamorphosis of a Monarch Butterfly

A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera. Like all Lepidoptera, butterflies are notable for…

A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera. Like all Lepidoptera, butterflies are notable for their unusual life cycle with a larval caterpillar stage, an inactive pupal stage, and a spectacular metamorphosis into a familiar and colourful winged adult form. This the egg of a Monarch butterfly.

Metamorphosis of a Monarch Butterfly

A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera. Like all Lepidoptera, butterflies are notable for…

A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera. Like all Lepidoptera, butterflies are notable for their unusual life cycle with a larval caterpillar stage, an inactive pupal stage, and a spectacular metamorphosis into a familiar and colourful winged adult form. This the pupa of a Monarch butterfly.

Metamorphosis of a Monarch Butterfly

A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera. Like all Lepidoptera, butterflies are notable for…

Tom Thumb pulled by butterflies.

Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb pulled by butterflies.

An illustration of an angel woman adorned with a flower wreath, surrounded by two cherubs and cascading flowers and butterflies.

Angel Woman

An illustration of an angel woman adorned with a flower wreath, surrounded by two cherubs and cascading…