Butterflies are the most gentle and beautiful creatures on the planet. It has always been an inspiration for the creation of technology and architecture. It is widely used in art and literature. It symbolizes tranquility, peace and happiness. The butterflies’ complexities inspire thought. These ten butterflies listed below are some of the few wonderful butterflies on earth.
This most fabulous butterfly is spotted in Central andSouth America. They are mainly found in low lying areas. Their wingspan is up to 5-8 inches. Unlike, other butterflies, they don’t care about nectar, rather they prefer rotting fruit or tree sap.
Crimson Rose is found in India. It is poisonous and it usually never gets attacked by predators.
The Monarch is sometimes called as the Milkweed Butterfly. They gain this name because that is what they eat. Milkweed is poisonous and protects them against predators. They are usually seen in North America, Bermuda and New Zealand.
Ulysses Butterfly is often called blue mountain swallowtail, feeds on the Pink Flowered Doughwood. This beautiful multi-colored wonder has a wingspan of 5.5 inches. It can be found in the northeastern coast of Australia.
The Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly inhabits the Eastern edge of North America. Like a Zebra, it is colored in black and white stripes. It is the official state butterfly of Tennessee. They can be found in pawpaw trees and in woodlands, savannas, and grassy fields. It has triangular shaped wings with a span of 2.5-3.5 inches.
Like in a peacock tail, these butterflies also have large purple and yellow while spots. That’s why they are called Peacock Butterflies. They live in Europe and Asia. They prefer flowery fields. They live up to 11 months.
The Goliath Birdwing Butterfly can be seen in the rainforests of Indonesia. The males are black, green and yellow in color but the females are brown and white. They are the second largest butterfly with a wingspan of 11 inches.
Strange Butterfly is usually spotted in Northeast Brazil.
The Emerald Swallowtail, which is other wise known as Papilio palinurus, is spotted mainly in South East Asiaand is one of the very few green butterflies in the world. It is also referred to as Emerald Peacock or Green-banded Peacock Swallowtail.
The Neglected Eighty-Eight Butterfly is found in Brazil’s Pantanal and it displays the design of lines and dots that give it its unusual name.