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Swallowtails (Family Papilionidae)

Swallowtails (Subfamily Papilioninae)
SpAct Pic Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
SpAct Pic Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
SpAct Pic Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
SpAct Pic Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)
SpAct Pic Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)
SpAct Pic Spicebush Swallowtail (Papilio troilus)
SpAct Pic Palamedes Swallowtail (Papilio palamedes)

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Whites and Sulphurs (Family Pieridae)

Whites (Subfamily Pierinae)
SpAct Pic Checkered White (Pontia protodice)
SpAct Pic West Virginia White (Pieris virginiensis)
SpAct Pic Cabbage White (Pieris rapae)
SpAct Pic Great Southern White (Ascia monuste)
SpAct Pic Falcate Orangetip (Anthocharis midea)
Sulphurs (Subfamily Coliadinae)
SpAct Pic Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice)
SpAct Pic Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
SpAct Pic Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia)
SpAct Pic Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae)
SpAct Pic Barred Yellow (Eurema daira)
SpAct Pic Little Yellow (Eurema lisa)
SpAct Pic Sleepy Orange (Eurema nicippe)
SpAct Pic Dainty Sulphur (Nathalis iole)

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Gossamer-wing Butterflies (Family Lycaenidae)

Hairstreaks (Subfamily Theclinae)
SpAct Pic Coral Hairstreak (Satyrium titus)
SpAct Pic Edwards' Hairstreak (Satyrium edwardsii)
SpAct Pic Banded Hairstreak (Satyrium calanus)
SpAct Pic Striped Hairstreak (Satyrium liparops)
SpAct Pic Southern Hairstreak (Fixsenia favonius)
SpAct Pic Brown Elfin (Callophrys augustinus)
SpAct Pic Henry's Elfin (Callophrys henrici)
SpAct Pic Juniper Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus)
SpAct Pic Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
SpAct Pic Red-banded Hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops)
Blues (Subfamily Polyommatinae)
SpAct Pic Eastern Pygmy-Blue (Brephidium isophthalma)
SpAct Pic Cassius Blue (Leptotes cassius)
SpAct Pic Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
SpAct Pic Eastern Tailed-Blue (Everes comyntas)
SpAct Pic Spring Azure (Celastrina "ladon")
SpAct Pic Summer Azure (Celastrina neglecta)
SpAct Pic Atlantic Holly Azure (Celastrina idella)
SpAct Pic Appalachian Azure (Celastrina neglecta-major)
SpAct Pic Silvery Blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus)

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Brush-footed Butterflies (Family Nymphalidae)

Heliconians and Fritillaries (Subfamily Heliconiinae)
SpAct Pic Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Monarchs (Subfamily Danainae)
SpAct Pic Queen (Danaus gilippus)

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Skippers (Family Hesperiidae)

Spread-wing Skippers (Subfamily Pyrginae)
SpAct Pic Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
SpAct Pic Long-tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus)
SpAct Pic Golden-banded Skipper (Autochton cellus)
SpAct Pic Hoary Edge (Achalarus lyciades)
SpAct Pic Southern Cloudywing (Thorybes bathyllus)
SpAct Pic Northern Cloudywing (Thorybes pylades)
SpAct NoPic Confusing Cloudywing (Thorybes confusis)
SpAct Pic Hayhurst's Scallopwing (Staphylus hayhurstii)
SpAct Pic Dreamy Duskywing (Erynnis icelus)
SpAct Pic Sleepy Duskywing (Erynnis brizo)
SpAct Pic Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
SpAct Pic Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius)
SpAct Pic Mottled Duskywing (Erynnis martialis)
SpAct Pic Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
SpAct Pic Wild Indigo Duskywing (Erynnis baptisiae)
SpAct Pic Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis)
SpAct Pic Tropical Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus oileus)
SpAct Pic Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Grass Skippers (Subfamily Hesperiinae)
SpAct Pic Swarthy Skipper (Nastra lherminier)
SpAct Pic Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius)
SpAct Pic Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
SpAct Pic Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minima)
SpAct Pic Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
SpAct Pic Leonard's Skipper (Hesperia leonardus)
SpAct Pic Cobweb Skipper (Hesperia metea)
SpAct Pic Dotted Skipper (Hesperia attalus)
SpAct Pic Meske's Skipper (Hesperia meskei)
SpAct Pic Peck's Skipper (Polites peckius)
SpAct Pic Tawny-edged Skipper (Polites themistocles)
SpAct Pic Crossline Skipper (Polites origenes)
SpAct Pic Whirlabout (Polites vibex)
SpAct Pic Southern Broken-Dash (Wallengrenia otho)
SpAct Pic Northern Broken-Dash (Wallengrenia egeremet)
SpAct Pic Little Glassywing (Pompeius verna)
SpAct Pic Sachem (Atalopedes campestris)
SpAct Pic Arogos Skipper (Atrytone arogos)
SpAct Pic Delaware Skipper (Anatrytone logan)
SpAct Pic Rare Skipper (Problema bulenta)
SpAct Pic Byssus Skipper (Problema byssus)
SpAct Pic Hobomok Skipper (Poanes hobomok)
SpAct Pic Zabulon Skipper (Poanes zabulon)
SpAct Pic Aaron's Skipper (Poanes aaroni)
SpAct Pic Yehl Skipper (Poanes yehl)
SpAct Pic Broad-winged Skipper (Poanes viator)
SpAct Pic Palatka Skipper (Euphyes pilatka)
SpAct Pic Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
SpAct Pic Dukes' Skipper (Euphyes dukesi)
SpAct Pic Black Dash (Euphyes conspicua)
SpAct NoPic Berry's Skipper (Euphyes berryi)
SpAct Pic Two-spotted Skipper (Euphyes bimacula)
SpAct Pic Dun Skipper (Euphyes vestris)
SpAct Pic Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
SpAct Pic Pepper and Salt Skipper (Amblyscirtes hegon)
SpAct Pic Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes aesculapius)
SpAct Pic Carolina Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes carolina)
SpAct NoPic Reversed Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes reversa)
SpAct Pic Common Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes vialis)
SpAct NoPic Bell's Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes belli)
SpAct NoPic Dusky Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes alternata)
SpAct Pic Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
SpAct Pic Twin-spot Skipper (Oligoria maculata)
SpAct Pic Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
SpAct Pic Salt Marsh Skipper (Panoquina panoquin)
SpAct Pic Ocola Skipper (Panoquina ocola)
Giant-Skippers (Subfamily Megathyminae)
SpAct Pic Yucca Giant-Skipper (Megathymus yuccae)

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