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About Butterflies of Victoria

Butterflies – sometimes known as “Skydancers” – are a particularly conspicuous and delightful part of the fauna.

Australia has 416 known species of butterfly out of the world’s fauna of about 20,000 species.

This website aims to detail the 143 butterfly species known to occur in Victoria. Images of all life stages and adults are available as well as distributional data and other information for this special part of the Victorian fauna.