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Butterflies are one of the most wonderful creations of mother nature. Throughout of the world, there are well over 20,000 butterfly species. This blossary lists some of the most popular ones from around the world.

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Ulysses butterfly (Papilio ulysses), also know as the blue mountain swallowtail, the blue emperor, and the mountain blue, is a spectacular Australian butterfly. The male is an iridescent blue-green with a dark background. The female is more subdued in color. They have a wingspan of about 5.5 inches (14 cm). Both have a long "swallowtail." Males are attracted to most blue objects (mistaking them for females). There are 16 known subspecies. The Ulysses butterfly inhabits a portion of northeastern Australia (eastern Queensland) in tropical rainforest areas and suburban gardens. They are also found in other places like New Guinea, the Moluccas, Bismarck Archipelago and northwestern Solomon Islands.

Domain: Animals; Category: Insects

Borboleta de Ulisses (ulysses Papilio), também conhecida como o rabo de andorinha azul da montanha, o Imperador azul e o azul da montanha, é uma borboleta australiana espetacular. O macho é um furta-cor azul-verde com um fundo escuro. A fêmea é mais ténue na cor. Eles têm uma envergadura de cerca de 5,5 polegadas (14 cm). Ambos têm um longo "rabo de andorinha." os machos são atraídos para a maioria dos objectos azuis (confundindo-os com as fêmeas). Existem 16 subespécies conhecidas. A borboleta de Ulisses habita uma parte do nordeste da Austrália (Queensland Oriental) em áreas de floresta tropical e jardins suburbanos. Eles também são encontrados em outros lugares como Nova Guiné, as ilhas Molucas, arquipélago de Bismarck e noroeste das Ilhas Salomão.

Domain: Animals; Category: Insects

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