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A kaleidoscope of butterflies.

A group of butterflies is called a swarm, rabble, or kaleidoscope.

A group of butterflies is called a flutter. Bees swarm, and a rabble is much too boisterous for butterflies. Butterflies are delicate creatures who gather to communicate socially only by the movement of their wings. This is called a flutter.
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