Our Butterfly Collection
Butterfly collection description

On these pages you will find many of the butterflies that we import for our Conservatory as well as a number of the butterflies that are local to our area and inhabit our outdoor butterfly gardens. 

The first item for each butterfly is its Latin name and this link will take you to additional information about the species. 

Heliconius charitonius

Common Name: Zebra Longwing

Native Location: South Florida, Central and South America


Caligo atreus

Common Name: The Magnificent Owl

Native Location: Costa Rica


Hamadryas amphinome

Common Name: Blue Cracker

Native Location: Central America


Heliconius hecale

Common Name: Brown Longwing

Native Location: Central America


Heliconius melpomene, form sticheli

Common Name: Postman

Native Location: South America


Dryas julia

Common Name: Orange Julia

Native Location: Southern USA South to Peru


Morpho amathonte

Common Name: The Amathonte Morpho

Native Location: Costa Rica south to Ecuador


Morpho achilles

Common Name: The Achilles Morpho

Native Location: South America


Papilio lowi

Common Name: Yellow Mormon

Native Location: Southeast Asia


Papilio memnon

Common Name: The Great Mormon

Native Location: Southeast Asia


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