No butterflies in your tummy?
"I probably shouldn't have come back to Miami," she said into the phone pressed to her ear, wishing she could talk to him without the butterflies in her stomach.
Cynthia cooked something quick and Italian for dinner, small white things that looked as they would suddenly explode into butterflies, given sufficient time.
She gazed up at him, butterflies beginning in her stomach.
He'd get over these butterflies about letting her run the business when he discovered she could do it without his direction.
As regards invertebrates, very few species or genera are peculiar to Liberia so far as is yet known, though there are probably one or two butterflies of local range.
Birds and mammals take the first place; the leading collections devote a good deal of attention to reptiles and batrachians; fishes and aquatic invertebrata are most often to be found only when there are special aquaria, whilst non-aquatic invertebrates are seldom to be seen and at most consist of a few moths and butterflies, spiders, scorpions and centipedes, molluscs and crustaceans.
The ingenious explanation suggested by Fritz Muller for similar cases met with in butterflies is probably the true answer.
On the Amazons and in other parts of South America there are butterflies of the group Ithomiinae which are distasteful and have all the characters of specially protected species, being conspicuously coloured, slow of flight, careless of exposure and abundant in individuals.
Butterflies and moths are remarkable for their number, size, variety and beauty.
There are thousands of varieties of butterflies and other insects.
In places the wild muscadine and scuppernong vines stretched from tree to tree, making arbours which were always full of butterflies and buzzing insects.
We chase butterflies, and sometimes catch one.
Drones, bumblebees, wasps, and butterflies knock awkwardly against the walls of the hive in their flight.