The front legs of butterflies in the Brush-footed family are reduced in size so they walk using only their middle and hind legs. Sometimes they appear to have just four legs. Being one of the largest and most diverse families of butterflies, this family can be separated into many subfamilies. Many common butterflies are included in the Brush-foots.
The photos below will help you identify butterflies in the Brush-foot family. Select a butterfly to see more pictures, descriptions, and the host plants they need to lay eggs.