The Lepidoptera order consists of butterflies and moths. They are oviparous insects including caterpillars come out and turn into pupa or chrysalis, which become the adult or imago insect, known like butterflies or moths.
Are insects that delight people by their impressive transformations (metamorphosis) and the beauty of adults by their colors and graceful flights.
In Brazil a the great diversity of species of butterflies (about 4.300) and moths (about 23.000 species )
The observation of butterflies (Butterfly watching) is a very interesting form of recreation, not to mention that is very pleasant for those who like to be in contact with nature.
Here we present some of our records of these wonderful insects, with finalidad to help and encourage their observation and preservation. by Antonio Silveira.
BUTTERFLIES PLACE LISTS AND BUTTERFLY WATCHING
– Observando borboletas no Campus USP, SP capital, Brasil, 08-3-2020, por Antonio Silveira, com Gustavo Accacio e Ricardo Costa
– Borboletas do Jardim Botânico de São Paulo-Brasil / Butterflies of Sao Paulo Botanical Garden, Brazil
OUTROS / OTHERS
– Espécies de borboletas do gênero Morpho Fabricius, 1807 (Lepidopetera, Nymphalidae, Morphinae) que ocorrem no Brasil.
SOME VIDEOS, by Antonio Silveira
Antonio Silveira: 05-07-2015. last update: 02-11-2015. 24/8/2016. 03-11-2016. 10-3-2020. 08-4-2020. 15-4-2020.