Slide Butterflies Satyridae

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The (or satyrines, satyrids) are commonly known as the Browns.

Satyridae is a subfamily of the Nymphalidae or brush-footed butterflies with over 2,400 species. These butterflies are weak fliers and do not like to be out in the bright sunlight.

Satyrinae have six subfamilies: Elymniini, Eritini, Haeterini, Melanitini, Ragadiini and Satyrini.

Satyridae Butterflies

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