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Butterflies is a group of Lepidoptera. There are 19021 species of butterflies, in 1828 genera and 7 families. This group has been around since the Eocene Epoch. Papilionoidea (butterflies) includes groups like Gossamer-winged butterflies, Metalmarks, and Swallowtail butterflies.

EOL has data for 12 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of butterflies