10 types of beautiful butterflies
Swallowtail butterflies are large, colorful butterflies in the family Papilionidae, and include over 550 species. Though the majority are tropical, members of the family inhabit every continent except Antarctica.
Lycaenidae is the second-largest family of butterflies, with over 6,000 species worldwide, whose members are also called gossamer-winged butterflies. They constitute about 30% of the known butterfly species.
Colias is a genus of butterflies in the family Pieridae. They are often called clouded yellows; the North American name “sulphurs” is elsewhere used for Coliadinae in general.
Hebomoia glaucippe, the great orange tip, is a butterfly belonging to the family Pieridae, that is the yellows and whites. It is found in the Indomalaya ecozone and Wallacea.
Prioneris is a genus of butterflies in the family Pieridae found in the Indomalayan realm.
Delias hyparete, the painted Jezebel, is a medium-sized butterfly of the family Pieridae, found in South Asia and Southeast Asia
Catasticta is a genus of Neotropical butterflies in the family Pieridae
Colotis, called orange tips or Arabs, is a genus of butterflies of the subfamily Pierinae found mainly in Africa and south-western Asia. The larvae of all Colotis species specialize on plants in the family Capparaceae.
Belenois, commonly called the caper whites, is a genus of butterflies of the subfamily Pierini in the family Pieridae that are found in mainly in Africa and south-west Asia.
Belenois aurota, the pioneer or pioneer white or caper white, is a small to medium-sized butterfly of the family Pieridae, that is, the yellows and whites, which is found in South Asia and Africa