Butterflies and their Caterpillars of Columbia County, Oregon

Butterflies (superfamily Papilionoidea) and moths form the order Lepidoptera. Butterflies differ from moths in nearly always being active during the day, often folding their wings vertically rather than horizontally, and having slender club-like antennae without feathering. Swallowtails and Parnassians (Papilionidae) Brush-footed Butterflies (Nymphalidae) Monarchs (Danainae) and Fritillaries (Heliconiinae) Ladies, Crescents, and Checkerspots (Nymphalinae) Commas, Tortoiseshells, … Continue reading Butterflies and their Caterpillars of Columbia County, Oregon