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A butterfly is a mainly day-flying insect of the order Lepidoptera, which includes the butterflies and moths. Like other holometabolous insects, the butterfly's life cycle consists of four parts: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Most species are diurnal. Butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. Butterflies comprise the true butterflies (superfamily Papilionoidea), the skippers (superfamily Hesperioidea) and the moth-butterflies (superfamily Hedyloidea). All the many other families within the Lepidoptera are referred to as moths. The earliest known butterfly fossils date to the mid Eocene epoch, between 40–50 million years ago.
Butterflies exhibit polymorphism, mimicry and aposematism. Some, like the Monarch, will migrate over long distances. Some butterflies have evolved symbiotic and parasitic relationships with social insects such as ants. Some species are pests because in their larval stages they can damage domestic crops or trees; however, some species are agents of pollination of some plants, and caterpillars of a few butterflies (e.g., Harvesters) eat harmful insects. Culturally, butterflies are a popular motif in the visual and literary arts.
There are between 15,000 and 20,000 species of butterflies worldwide. Some well-known species from around the world include:
Swallowtails and Birdwings, Family Papilionidae
Common Yellow Swallowtail, Papilio machaon
Spicebush Swallowtail, Papilio troilus
Lime Butterfly, Papilio demoleus
Ornithoptera genus (Birdwings; the largest butterflies)
Whites and Yellows, Family Pieridae
Small White, Pieris rapae
Green-veined White, Pieris napi
Common Jezebel, Delias eucharis
Blues and Coppers or Gossamer-Winged Butterflies, Family Lycaenidae
Xerces Blue, Glaucopsyche xerces (extinct)
Karner Blue, Lycaeides melissa samuelis (endangered)
Red Pierrot, Talicada nyseus
Metalmark butterflies, Family Riodinidae
Duke of Burgundy, Hamearis lucina
Plum Judy, Abisara echerius
Brush-footed butterflies, Family Nymphalidae
Painted Lady, or Cosmopolitan, Vanessa cardui
Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus
Speckled Wood, Pararge aegeria
Skippers, Family Hesperiidae
Mallow Skipper, Carcharodus alceae
Zabulon Skipper, Poanes zabulon
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