Every spring season we can see a great variety of beautiful flowers surrounded with amazing flying butterflies. There are about 17,000 species of butterflies in the world. They vary widely in sizes, colors, and shapes.

Here is a list of the most beautiful, rare and colorfully unique species of butterflies from around the world.

1. Crimson Rose (Atrophaneura hector)
Crimson Rose is a large swallowtail butterfly found in India and Sri Lanka.


2. Orange Tiger Butterfly
It is a medium sized butterfly species. Birds and other creatures avoid attacking these butterflies because its bright colors act as a warning to stay away.


3. Wood White Butterfly
It is a creamy-white butterfly with grey veins.


4. Eighty Eight Butterfly
The unique design of lines on the wings gave this butterfly species its unusual name.


5. Glasswing Butterfly (Greta Oto)
The Glasswinged butterfly is a brush-footed butterfly found in Mexico, Panama and Colombia. Its almost transparent wings looks like clear glass.


6. Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing Butterfly
This birdwing butterfly is the largest butterfly in the world, with a wingspan up to of 31 cm.


7. Giant Owl Butterfly
This butterfly species is known for its huge eyespots, which reminds of owls’ eyes.


8. Zebra Longwing Butterfly
Zebra Longwing butterfly is simply striking in appearance with its basic black body and thin yellow bands on the wings.


9. Dead Leaf Butterfly
This awesome butterfly species can imitate dead leaves for protection. With wings closed, it resembles a dry leaf with dark veins.


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