Butterflies are amazing! They go from egg, to caterpillar, to chrysalis and finally become beautiful adult butterflies. These pages show only a few of the many butterflies you might encounter in the Mississippi Delta.
The butterflies pictured below are common in yards, bottomland hardwoods and delta gardens, but by are no means all of the ones you can find in the Delta.
Click on a photo for more information on the butterfly, its habitat, food sources, photos, and more.