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Cracker Butterfly

Cracker Butterfly
Hamadryas feronia

Found in South America and into the West Indies, this small butterfly has an attractive wing pattern. Seen from above, the open wings show a darker pattern. The Cracker is named after the clicking noise it sometimes makes during flight.

Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Hamadryas
Latin name: Hamadryas feronia
Common name: Cracker Butterfly