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As you can see, what butterflies and most insects see is something that is less sharp than humans can see. This is why we say that by human standards, they are legally blind. Butterflies can also see some colors humans cannot.
Visit our page on the colors animals see to learn more about color vision in animals.
Additional images provided by Challiyil Eswaramangalath Vipin from Wikimedia Commons.
Kasey Yturralde. (2010, January 08). What Butterflies See. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/butterfly-vision
Kasey Yturralde. "What Butterflies See". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 08 January, 2010. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/butterfly-vision
Kasey Yturralde. "What Butterflies See". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 08 Jan 2010. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 16 Jan 2019. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/butterfly-vision
Could butterfly vision and their amazing patterns and colors be related?