These sites are about butterflies found in Missouri, including brush-footed butterflies, skippers, swallowtails, and sulphurs. Learn about their life cycle, characteristics, and defense mechanisms. Watch a movie that shows a metamorphosis of a caterpillar into a butterfly. There are links to eThemes Resources on butterflies and the migration of monarchs.
Part of the Missouri Botanical Gardens, the Butterfly House is home to a wide variety of butterflies. Take a virtual tour of the house, read about the different programs they offer, and view many photographs.
These sites are about butterflies with images and distributions of various species. The sites explain wildlife migration, why it occurs, and who does it. Learn about monarch butterflies and their annual migration.