Slide Butterflies Nymphalidae

nymphalidae cethosia chrysippe red lacewing1200Brush-Footed Lepidoptera butterflies

The Nymphalidae is a family of brush-footed Lepidoptera butterflies or four-footed butterflies. These butterflies are medium to large in size and distributed throughout most of the world. There exists approximately 5,000 of this species of butterfly.

Many species are brightly colored, however their under wings are dull, sometimes resembling dead leaves. This helps camouflage the butterfly to make it seem disappear into its surroundings

Nymphalidae Butterfly Images

Parents and teachers may use these designs as patterns for wood work, embroidery or silk screening works. For soft ornaments, trace the image onto multi colored foam sheets or cut out multiple patterns on different colored paper to mix and match for a colorful display. Laminate your favorite designs and use as place mats or cup holders or to decorate for parties and special occasions.