10 Most Beautiful Butterflies From Around The World

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Blue Morpho Butterfly

The Blue Morpho Butterfly can be found in the tropical forests of Latin America and is characterised by its stunning iridescent blue wings that seem to shift in colour depending on the angle of view.

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Emerald Swallowtail

Found in various parts of Asia, this butterfly is known for its stunning green and black colouration. Its hindwings have elongated tails, giving it a distinct and elegant appearance.

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Monarch Butterfly

Found in North America, it is one of the most beautiful butterflies in the world. It is recognised by its vibrant orange and black pattern and incredible long-distance migration.

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Apollo Butterfly

Originating from Europe and Asia, this butterfly displays a unique pattern of black veins on white wings, complemented by bright red eyespots. The species is typically found in high-altitude meadows and rocky slopes.

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Birdwing Butterfly

Characterised by large size and striking colouration, some species have wingspans exceeding 25 centimetres. It is found in Southeast Asia and Australia's tropical rainforests.

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Rajah Brooke's Birdwing

Found in Southeast Asia, this butterfly species is known for its striking black and electric-green wings, as well as its regal appearance due to its iridescent scales.

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Swallowtail Butterfly

Found on multiple continents and are known for their distinctively shaped wings and vibrant colour patterns, which include shades of yellow, black, and blue.

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Zebra Longwing Butterfly

Originating from the southern United States and South America, this species is recognised by its black and white striped wings and is known for its slow and graceful flight patterns.

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Peacock Butterfly

Originating from Europe and temperate Asia, this butterfly is famous for its wing eyespots similar to those of a peacock's tail, boasting a striking pattern of red, brown, and blue.

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Glasswing Butterfly

One of the most beautiful butterflies in the world, it is found in Central and South America. The Glasswing butterfly has transparent wings that allow it to blend seamlessly into its surroundings.

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