Exhibit ID Guide: Black Butterflies

Note: This guide only includes butterflies found in the Museum's Butterfly Rainforest exhibit. It is not intended to cover all species worldwide.

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graphium angolanus, black
Angola White Lady
Graphium angolanus
lexias dirtea
Archduke
Lexias dirtea
eumaeus atala
Atala
Eumaeus atala
 
atrophaneura semperi
Bat Wing
Atrophaneura semperi
troides helena
Birdwing, Common
Troides helena
ornithoptera priamus
Birdwing, Common Green
Ornithoptera priamus
 
troides rhadamantus
Birdwing, Golden
Troides rhadamantus
smyrna blomfildia
Blomfild's Beauty
Smyrna blomfildia
parides lysander
Cattleheart, Lysander
Parides lysander
 
parides montezuma
Cattleheart, Montezuma
Parides montezuma
parides ipidamas
Cattleheart, Pink
Parides ipidamas
parides photinus
Cattleheart, Pink-spotted
Parides photinus
parides arcas
Cattleheart, True
Parides arcas
 
charaxes brutus, black
Charaxes, White-barred
Charaxes brutus
graphium doson
Common Jay
Graphium doson
 
chilasa clystia
Common Mime
Chilasa clystia
pachliopta aristolochiae
Common Rose
Pachliopta aristolochiae
hamadryas laodamia
Cracker, Starry Night
Hamadryas laodamia
chlosyne janais
Crimson Patch
Chlosyne janais
 
amauris niavius
Friar
Amauris niavius
hypolimnas bolina
Great Eggfly
Hypolimnas bolina
heliconius antiochus
Longwing, Antiochus
Heliconius antiochus
heliconius cydno
Longwing, Cydno
Heliconius cydno
heliconius doris
Longwing, Doris
Heliconius doris
heliconius eleuchia
Longwing, Eleuchia
Heliconius eleuchia
heliconius hewitsoni
Longwing, Hewitsoni
Heliconius hewitsoni
heliconius hortense
Longwing, Mexican
Heliconius hortense
heliconius sapho
Longwing, Sapho
Heliconius sapho
heliconius sara
Longwing, Sara
Heliconius sara
hypolimnas misippus
Mimic Eggfly
Hypolimnas misippus
amauris ochlea
Novice
Amauris ochlea
 
nessaea obrinus
Olivewing, Obrinus
Nessaea obrinus
 
pachliopta kotzebuea
Pink Rose
Pachliopta kotzebuea
heliconius melpomene
Postman
Heliconius melpomene
heliconius erato
Postman, Small
Heliconius erato
 
biblis hyperia
Red Rim
Biblis hyperia
 
hypolimnas usambara
Red-spot Diadem
Hypolimnas usambara
catonephele numilia
Shoemaker, Grecian
Catonephele numilia
catonephele orites
Shoemaker, Grecian Banded
Catonephele orites
battus belus
Swallowtail, Belus
Battus belus

mimoides thymbraeus
Swallowtail, Crescent
Mimoides thymbraeus
papilio polyxenes
Swallowtail, Eastern Black
Papilio polyxenes

papilio cresphontes
Swallowtail, Giant
Papilio cresphontes


battus polydamas
Swallowtail, Gold Rim
Battus polydamas
papilio garamus
Swallowtail, Magnificent
Papilio garamus
mimoides ilus branchus
Swallowtail, Mimic Kite
Mimoides ilus branchus
papilio dardanus
Swallowtail, Mocker
Papilio dardanus


papilio erostatus
Swallowtail, Pale-spotted
Papilio erostatus
battus philenor
Swallowtail, Pipevine
Battus philenor
papilio torquatas
Swallowtail, Torquatas
Papilio torquatas
mimoides phaon
Swallowtail, Variable
Mimoides phaon
graphium colonna
Swordtail, Black
Graphium colonna
 
graphium porthaon
Swordtail, Cream-striped
Graphium porthaon
graphium antheus
Swordtail, Large-striped
Graphium antheus