Danaus melanippus, commonly known as the Black Veined Tiger or White Tiger, is a butterfly species found in tropical Asia which belongs to the "Crows and Tigers", that is, the danaine group of the Brush-footed butterflies family. It ranges from Assam in eastern India[verification needed] through Southeast Asia south to Indonesia, and eastwards to the Philippines and through southern China to Taiwan
Battling Glider Cymothoe alcimeda Male and female with distinctly different coloration. They breed in large numbers on wild peach trees. (Kiggelaria africana)
The Crimson Patch, also known as the Janais Patch, is a common New World butterfly found from Colombia north through Central America and Mexico to southern Texas, with occasional sightings in southeastern Mexico and northern Texas
Disguising yourself as a green, growing leaf must also be pretty effective, because the Gonepteryx rhamni lives to be as old as 13 months, which is ancient by bug standards. Most of that time is spent in hibernation, though. Commonly know as the brimstone, this butterfly is found across the southern half of the United Kingdom, Europe and North Africa. It’s commonly the first butterfly to be seen in spring.