Butterfly Identification Cards

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Common Parides (Parides iphidamas)
Bulls Eye Silk Moth (Gonimbrasia zambesina)
Sara Longwing (Heliconius sara)
Common Sailor (Neptis hylas)
Common Mormon(Papilio polytes)
Peacock Pansy (Junonia almana)
Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta)
Ismenius Longwing (Heliconius ismenius)
Angled Leafwing (Memphis glycerium)
Ruby-Spotted Swallowtail (Papilo anchisiades)
Glasswing (Greta oto)
Promethea Silkmoth (Callosamia promethea)
Chinese Yellow Swallowtail (Papilio xuthus)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)
Common Sergeant (Athyma perius)
Atala Hairstreak (Eumaeus atala)
Cecropia Moth (Hypalophora cecropia)
Common Leopard (Phalanta phalantha)
Luna Moth (Actias luna)
Clouded Mother-of-Pearl (Salamis anacardii)
Mylitta Greenwing (Dynamine mylitta)
Madagascar Moon Moth (Argema mittrei)
African Moon Moth (Argema mimosae)
Silverspot (Dione juno)
Great Yellow Mormon (Papilio lowii)
Magnificent Swallowtail (Papilio garamas)
Polydamus Swallowtail (Battus polydamus)
Gold-banded Forester (Euphaedra neophron)
Shoemaker – (Propona omphale)
White Morpho – (Morpho polyphemus)
Sapho Longwing (Heliconius sapho)
New Guinea Birdwing (Ornithoptera priamus)
African Moon Moth (Argema mimosae)
Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Batwing (Atrophaneura semperi)

Common Palmfly (Elymnias hypermnestra)
Cream-Spotted Tigerwing (Tithorea tarricina)
Black Swordtail (Graphium colonna)
Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais)

Orange Dead Leaf (Kallima inachus)
Common Olivewing (Nessaea aglaura)
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
Doris Longwing (Heliconius doris)
Grecian Shoemaker (Catonephele numilia)
Cecroipa (Hyalophora cecropia)
Scarce Bamboo Page (Philaethria dido)
Common Sergeant (Athyma perius)
Scarlet Mormon (Papilio rumanzovia)
Chocolate Pansy (Junonia iphita)
Cruiser – (Vindula dejone)
Banded Peacock – (Anartia fatima)
African Caper- (Belanois creona)
Mexican Sister – (Adelpha fessonia)
Mexican Silverspot- (Dione moneta)
Mosaic – (Colobura dirce)
White-Banded Swallowtail-(Papilio echerioides)
Owl Butterfly-(Caligo atreus)
Silver-Spotted Skipper-(Epargyreus clarus)
Narrow Green-banded Swallowtail-(Papilio nireus)
Common Parides-(Parides iphidamas)
Polyphemus-(Antheraea polyphemus)
Painted Lady-(Vanessa cardui)
Question Mark-(Polygonia interrogationis)
Jazzy Leafwing-(Hypna clytemnestra)
Great Southern White-(Ascia monuste)
Malachite-(Siproeta stelenes)
Autumn Leaf-Doleschallia bisaltide
Forest Queen-Euxanthe wakefieldi
Atlas Moth-Attacus atlas
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail-Papilio glaucus
Common Mime-
Papilio clytia
Common Rose-Pachliopta aristolochiae
Zebra Swallowtail-Eurytides marcellus
Red Rim (Biblis hyperia)