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Butterflies are iconic and symbolic. These amazing transformational insects represent a special meaning to a lot of people.

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Butterfly

Butterflies are winged insects, that often have colorul patterns on tehir wings. Most butterfly species are diurnal. It is a common belief that butterflies have very short life spans, this may or may not be true, butterflies in their adult stage can live from a week to nearly a year depending on the species of butterfly.

Butterfly Classification Classification:

Kingdom:
Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera

Habitat: Butterflies can be found in several different types of habitats. Common habitats with butterflies are: wetlands, meadows, wood's edge, rainforests, and gardens.

Foreign Names for Butterflies

Afrikaans:
Skoenlapper
Alaskan:
Taqalukisaq / Caqelngataq
Albanian:
Flutura
Algerian:
Bofertoto, Bu Frtutu
Ancient Greek:
Psyche
Anglo Saxon:
Fifoldara
Arabic:
Farasha
Armenian:
Teter / Teeter / Titer / Teeterneeg / Teeternig
Bengali:
Prajapathi
Bulgarian:
Peperooda / Peperootka
Burmese:
Lapia
Cantonese:
Woo Deep
Cherokee:
Kamama
Cheyenne:
Hevavahkema
Chinese:
Hu Die
Croatian:
Leptir
Czech:
Motl
Danish:
Sommerflue / Skurvefugl
Dutch:
Botervlieg / Vlinder
Estonian: Liblikas
Ethiopia:
Billambilloot / Birabira
Farsi:
Parvan / Parvanh
Fijian:
Bebe
Finnish:
Perhonen
French:
Papillon
Gaelic:
Feileacan / Follican / Dearbadan-de, Dealan-d
Georgian:
Pepela
German:
Butterfliege / Schmetterling
Greek:
Petalou'da
Hawaiian:
Pulelehua
Hebrew:
Parpar
Hindi:
Titli / Thithili
Hungarian:
Lepke / Pillango / Pillangok
Icelandic:
Fidrildi
India:
Patangeo / Patangiyu / Chetakoka Chiluka
Indonesia:
Kupukupu / Kupu-kupu / Rama Rama
Italian:
Farfalla / Mariavolavola
Japan:
Chou
Kenyan:
Kimbalut'ya
Middle English:
Buterflie / Butturflye / Boterflye
Moroccan: Fertito
Native American: Aponi / Pojoaque
Native American Hopi: Kuwanyauma
Native American Shoshone: Kimama
Native American Sioux: Kimimela / Kimimi
New Guinea: Bataplai / Bembe
Nigerian: Bude Littafi / Malam bu'de Littafi / Iyenye / Yenj
Norweigan: Sommerfugl
Old English: Butorfleoge / Buttorfleoge / Buterfleoge
Pakistani: Titli / Palmandook
Persian: Parvana / Parvaneh
Philippines: Kabakaba
Polish: Motyl
Portuguese: Borboleta
Romanian: Fluture / Fluturi
Russian: Bbochka / Babochka
Samoan: Pepe
Slovakian: Motl
Slovenian: Metulj
Somalian: Balanbaalis
Spanish: Mariposa
Sri Lankan: Samanalaya
Swahili: Kipepeo / Kungu-urumu
Swedish: Fjril
Tagalog: Paru-paro
Taiwanese: Ya-a
Thai: Meng Peeseua / Pi Sugnya
Tunisian: Fartattu
Turkish: Kelebek
Ukranian: Metelyk
Vietnamese: Npau Npaim/ Buom Buom / Ho Diep
Welsh: Gloyn Byw / Bayboum / Bili Bala
Yiddish: Schmetterling / Zomerfeygele / Flaterl
Zaire: Bulubulu
Zulu: Iveveshane / Uvemvane

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Iconic Symbols: Butterflies are frequently used to represent the "soul".

Butterflies are also used frequently in culture to represent freedom.

Did You Know?

Butterflies communicate mostly through chemical signals. Males produce 'pheromones' to attract females. A few species communicate with sound.

Myths About Butterflies in Culture:

China: In Chinese culture, two butterflies flying together symbolize love.

Japan: Butterflies are viewed in Japan as the personification of a person's soul. One Japanese superstition says that if a butterfly enters your guestroom and perches behind the bamboo screen, the person whom you most love is coming to see you. However, large numbers of butterflies are viewed as bad omens.

Greek: In Greek culture the butterfly is thought to represent the "soul" or "mind".


Size: The largest butterfly species is the Queen Alexandra's Birdwing found in New Guinea, has a wing span of 11-1/8 inches. The smallest butterfly species, the Pygmy Blue Butterfly, is found in the Southern United States. The Pygmy Blue Butterfly has a wing span of only a 1/2 inch.

Diet: Adult butterflies subsist on nectar from flowers, a few species feed on tree sap or rotting organic material.

Did You Know?
Arizona has more than 220 species of butterflies.

Description: Butterflies often have brilliant colors on their wings. The Butterfly's wings are covered with scales. Each scale is a single color, most of which are produced by pigments. The iridescence that is sometimes seen is produced from a reflective microstructure on the surface of the scales.

Life Span: Adult butterflies can live as little as a week, or as long as a year depending on the species.


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