Butterflies of the Amazon & Andes
Photographs Adrian Hoskins ( unless otherwise stated )
Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
There are over 7800 species of butterfly in the Neotropical region, an area that extends from Mexico to the tip of South America. The family names above link to Thumbnail galleries enabling you to access full size images and detailed articles about the biology of over 750 neotropical species.

Chorinea amazon  Adrian Hoskins

Morpho helenor  Adrian Hoskins

Anartia amathea  Adrian Hoskins

Adelpha cytherea  Adrian Hoskins

Caria rhacotis  Adrian Hoskins

Ithomia salapia  Adrian Hoskins

Jemadia hewitsonii  Adrian Hoskins

Siseme neurodes  Adrian Hoskins

Coenophlebia archidona  Adrian Hoskins

Eurytides serville  Adrian Hoskins

To see 1000's more images like these, click on the family links below.
Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae


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