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. 

Junonea coenia

Common Name: Common Buckeye

Native Location: North America


Catonephele orites

Common Name: The Surinamese Shoemaker

Native Lccation: Surinam and Brazil


Cethosa biblis

Common Name: The Red Lacewing

Native Location: Southeast Asia


Papilio palinuris

Common Name: Green Banded Peacock

Native Location: Philippines and Malaysia


Morpho peleides

Common Name: Common Blue Morpho

Native Location: Central and South America


Idea leuconoe

Common Name: Paper Kite

Native Location: Southeast Asia


Lexias dirtea

Common Name: The Archduke

Native Location: Malaysian archipelago


Parthenos sylvia

Common Name: The Clipper

Native Location: Philippine islands


Papilio polyxenes

Common Name: Black Swallowtail

Native Location: Missouri


Siproeta epaphus

Common Name: Brown Page

Native Location: Central and South America


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