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Two Common Blue Butterfly on plant

Exploring the Enchanting World of the Common Blue Butterfly

This bright blue butterfly can be found throughout the summer months in sunny and grassy areas. The common blue butterfly is small, it’s most active between April and October and it’s one of the most widespread blue butterfly species. The most popular habitats are grassy meadows, large gardens, parks, heath-land, waste ground, and woodland rides.

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Understanding Insect Pain: Can Butterflies Feel Pain

Many people who love nature and insects may have asked themselves the question, “Can butterflies feel pain?”. This is understandable; it’s a painful topic; we see these beautiful insects struggle to survive and suffer and wonder about their experiences. Pain is subjective; it requires the capability to sense a negative stimulus and process that as

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Major Butterfly Families

Exploring the Fascinating World of Butterfly Species : An Overview of Family Groups

There are approximately 17,00 butterfly species that have been identified around the world at least 750 of these species can be found in the U.S. Butterflies are an important indicator of a healthy ecosystem and areas rich with butterflies and moths are often rich with other invertebrates too.  

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Pretty Green Butterfly

Emerald Elegance: Exploring the World of Green Butterflies

Entomology is the study of insects and within this scientific field “green butterflies”. It is not a term that would be applied to a specific butterfly species. In fact, butterflies come in many different colors and this includes various green shades. Some butterflies may appear to have green wings due to an iridescent or metallic

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Celebrating the Resilient Beauty of the Mourning Cloak Butterfly

The Mourning Cloak butterfly or Nymphalis antiopa is a mysterious and captivating species that has unique and distinctive characteristics that make it easily recognizable within the butterfly world. It is best known for its coloration and its unique wing shape, but there is so much more to learn. So, here we’ll explore the Mourning Cloak

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From Birds to Insects: The Top Butterfly Predators

Butterflies seem to enjoy a carefree existence as they flutter from flower to flower. However, the threat from butterfly predators is never far away. Beyond the idyllic scenes of sun-dappled landscapes, a fierce struggle for survival occurs daily. Birds, insects, and mammals don’t appreciate the beauty and charm of butterflies. Instead, they view the enchanting,

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White cabbage butterfly resting on a flower

Cabbage White Butterfly: Guide to Understanding this Common Garden Visitor

One of the most common butterflies that can be seen in many parts of the world is the Cabbage White butterfly. The scientific name for this species is Pieris rapae, it belongs to the Pieridae family, and these butterflies may be called “whites and yellows” due to their coloration.

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