This subfamily of butterflies, also known as True Brush-foots, includes checkerspots and relatives.
Chlosyne lacinia
Research focusing on the effects of climate change and habitat loss on the persistence of populations, specifically, three checkerspot butterflies: Chlosyne lacina, Euphydryas gilletti, and Euphydryas editha
Comma: Polygonia c-album
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Harris' Checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)
Identification tips, life history, ecology, and range. Includes a photo.
Hoary Comma (Polygonia gracilis)
Photo, description, range, habitat, and ecology of this species.
Mourning Cloak Butterfly
Popular article about the mourning cloak butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa), its life cycle and feeding habits.
Mourning Cloak: Nymphalis antiopa
Photographs and information on this butterfly, its eggs and larvae.
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Physical traits of caterpillar and adult, range, habitat, diet, and ecology. Includes a photo.
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Fact sheet includes life history, ecology, known predators, and scientific classification. Photos provided.
Painted Lady: Vanessa cardui
Photographs and information on this butterfly, its eggs and larvae.
Peacock Butterfly: Inachis io
Photographs and information from ARKive including description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Phyciodes phaon: Phaon Crescent
Provides photographs of this butterfly, its distribution, description and life cycle.
Phyciodes tharos: Pearl Crescent
Many photographs of this butterfly, provided by BugGuide.net.
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Geographic range, physical traits, habitat, diet, and behavior. Includes photo.
Red Admiral and Painted Lady Research Site
Detailed information about the biology of butterflies in the genus Vanessa in the United States.
Red Admiral: Vanessa atalanta
Photographs and information from ARKive including description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis)
Photos of this species taken in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis)
Physical traits, similar species, life cycle, flight periods, and habitat. Provides a photograph.
Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Photos of adult, larva, and pulpa of this species.
Vanessa
The Insect Company provides photographs of a number of butterflies in this genus.
White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)
Photos of this species taken in Texas and Florida.
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