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Butterflies (Lepidoptera) (8 Galleries)

Butterfly photos from around Ontario, although mostly Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley.

New photographs will be placed at the beginning for a short period. Please click on thumbnails for larger image

I'd like to acknowledge Peter Hall and Ross Layberry for providing help with identification.

Gray comma butterfly  (Polygonia progne)
Gray comma butterfly (Polygonia progne)
Milbert's tortoiseshell butterfly
Milbert's tortoiseshell butterfly
Butterfly Larvae and Pupae
:: Butterfly Larvae and Pupae ::
Swallowtails  (Papilionidae)
:: Swallowtails (Papilionidae) ::
Whites and Sulphurs (Pieridae)
:: Whites and Sulphurs (Pieridae) ::
Gossamer-wings: Coppers,Harvester,  Hairstreaks, Elfins, Blues (Lycaenidae)
:: Gossamer-wings: Coppers,Harvester, Hairstreaks, Elfins, Blues (Lycaenidae) ::
Snout Butterflies (Family: Nymphalidae, Subfamily: Libytheinae)
:: Snout Butterflies (Family: Nymphalidae, Subfamily: Libytheinae) ::
Fritillaries (Nymphalidae:  Subfamily: Heliconiinae)
:: Fritillaries (Nymphalidae: Subfamily: Heliconiinae) ::
Mourning Cloaks and the Vanessa butterflies  (Family Nymphalidae: Subfamily Nymphalinae)
:: Mourning Cloaks and the Vanessa butterflies (Family Nymphalidae: Subfamily Nymphalinae) ::
Ringlets, Satyrs, Browns, etc. (Family:Nymphalids: Subfamily Satyrinae)
:: Ringlets, Satyrs, Browns, etc. (Family:Nymphalids: Subfamily Satyrinae) ::
Crescents, Checkerspots  and Anglewings (Nymphalidae; Subfamily: Nymphalinae)
:: Crescents, Checkerspots and Anglewings (Nymphalidae; Subfamily: Nymphalinae) ::
Monarch Butterflies (Family: Nymphalidae; Sub-family Danainae)
:: Monarch Butterflies (Family: Nymphalidae; Sub-family Danainae) ::
Viceroys and White Admirals (Family: Nymphalidae, Subfamily: Limenitidinae)
:: Viceroys and White Admirals (Family: Nymphalidae, Subfamily: Limenitidinae) ::
Hackberry Emperor (Family: Nymphalidae; Subfamily Apaturinae)
:: Hackberry Emperor (Family: Nymphalidae; Subfamily Apaturinae) ::
Skippers (Hesperidae)
:: Skippers (Hesperidae) ::