Rare butterflies?

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  1. dragoncondor

    dragoncondor New Seed

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    Can anyone tell me if any of these butterflies are rare? I found this at a thrift store.

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  3. Jerry Sullivan

    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    Hi dragoncondor, welcome to GardenStew, since we don't see the pictures of the butterflies. Did you post them? If you need assistance here are the guidelines: http://www.gardenstew.com/about4115.html

    Looking forward to thew pictures.

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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    The names of the Butterflies are impossible to read, could you please list them for us?
     
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    waretrop Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    I have some on my bedroom wall. I don't think any of these are rare or they wouldn't be so plentiful. They are farmed and short lived and have been allow to reproduce before the end of their lives and before being allowed to extend the pleasure they give us on our walls.

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    PS Actually the 2 on the bottom corner match some of mine. They are Sasakia charodone.
     



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    dragoncondor New Seed

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    Here are some close ups.

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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Not necessarily rare just not butterflies that are found the in U.S.

    Vanessa indica.... India eastward to China

    Papilio xuthus... found in Hawaii and other places

    Papilio polytes....Asia and Australia

    Papilio dialis....Asia and Australia

    But the names given to your butterflies do not belong to those butterflies....

    Papillo dialis-- http://en.butterflycorner.net/Papilio-d ... 244.0.html

    Papilio xuthus .. http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~ak5t-kmn/hawaii/hi_xuth.htm

    Papilio polytes -- http://en.butterflycorner.net/Papilio-p ... 516.0.html

    Vanessa indica -- http://www.learnaboutbutterflies.com/As ... indica.htm
     
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