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Butterflies of North America

Butterflies of St James Parish, Louisiana

Species denoted with an asterisk (*) are unconfirmed or dubious records.

    Swallowtails (Family Papilionidae)

    Swallowtails (Subfamily Papilioninae)

    Whites and Sulphurs (Family Pieridae)

    Sulphurs (Subfamily Coliadinae)

    Gossamer-wing Butterflies (Family Lycaenidae)

    Hairstreaks (Subfamily Theclinae)

    Blues (Subfamily Polyommatinae)

    Brush-footed Butterflies (Family Nymphalidae)

    Heliconians and Fritillaries (Subfamily Heliconiinae)

    True Brush-foots (Subfamily Nymphalinae)

    Admirals and Relatives (Subfamily Limenitidinae)

    Monarchs (Subfamily Danainae)

    Skippers (Family Hesperiidae)

    Spread-wing Skippers (Subfamily Pyrginae)

    Grass Skippers (Subfamily Hesperiinae)

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