Butterflies Pathfinder

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Butterflies are a type of insect. Their scientific name is Lepidoptera. There are more than 15,000 species of butterflies and they live almost everywhere around our world.

Dewey Decimal Call Numbers

  • 595.7
  • 595.78
  • 595

Internet Sites
  • Children's Butterfly Site
  • Monarch Watch
  • Monarchs & Migration
  • ZoomButterflies

    Keywords for searching the Catalog/OPAC

    • Butterfly
    • Butterflies
    • Insects
    • Caterpillars
    • Metamorphosis
    • specific names of butterflies, such as Monarch or Swallowtail

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    Last updated: 6/20/11

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