North American Butterflies and Moths List

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Butterflies of North America

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Brush-footed Butterflies (Family Nymphalidae)

Snouts (Subfamily Libytheinae)
SpAct Pic American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)
Heliconians and Fritillaries (Subfamily Heliconiinae)
SpAct Pic Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
SpAct Pic Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta)
SpAct Pic Banded Orange Heliconian (Dryadula phaetusa)
SpAct Pic Julia (Dryas julia)
SpAct NoPic Scarce Bamboo Page (Philaethria dido)
SpAct Pic Isabella's Heliconian (Eueides isabella)
SpAct Pic Zebra (Heliconius charithonius)
SpAct Pic Erato Heliconian (Heliconius erato)
SpAct Pic Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)
SpAct Pic Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegesia)
SpAct Pic Diana (Speyeria diana)
SpAct Pic Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
SpAct Pic Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite)
SpAct Pic Regal Fritillary (Speyeria idalia)
SpAct Pic Nokomis Fritillary (Speyeria nokomis)
SpAct Pic Edwards' Fritillary (Speyeria edwardsii)
SpAct Pic Coronis Fritillary (Speyeria coronis)
SpAct Pic Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
SpAct Pic Carol's Fritillary (Speyeria carolae)
SpAct Pic Callippe Fritillary (Speyeria callippe)
SpAct Pic Great Basin Fritillary (Speyeria egleis)
SpAct Pic Unsilvered Fritillary (Speyeria adiaste)
SpAct Pic Atlantis Fritillary (Speyeria atlantis)
SpAct Pic Northwestern Fritillary (Speyeria hesperis)
SpAct Pic Hydaspe Fritillary (Speyeria hydaspe)
SpAct Pic Mormon Fritillary (Speyeria mormonia)
SpAct NoPic Mountain Fritillary (Boloria napaea)
SpAct Pic Bog Fritillary (Boloria eunomia)
SpAct Pic Silver-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene)
SpAct Pic Meadow Fritillary (Boloria bellona)
SpAct Pic Frigga Fritillary (Boloria frigga)
SpAct Pic Dingy Fritillary (Boloria improba)
SpAct NoPic Relict Fritillary (Boloria kriemhild)
SpAct Pic Pacific Fritillary (Boloria epithore)
SpAct Pic Freija Fritillary (Boloria freija)
SpAct NoPic Alberta Fritillary (Boloria alberta)
SpAct Pic Astarte Fritillary (Boloria astarte)
SpAct Pic Arctic Fritillary (Boloria chariclea)
True Brush-foots (Subfamily Nymphalinae)
SpAct Pic Dotted Checkerspot (Poladryas minuta)
SpAct Pic Theona Checkerspot (Thessalia theona)
SpAct Pic Black Checkerspot (Thessalia cyneas)
SpAct Pic Fulvia Checkerspot (Thessalia fulvia)
SpAct Pic Leanira Checkerspot (Thessalia leanira)
SpAct Pic California Patch (Chlosyne californica)
SpAct Pic Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia)
SpAct Pic Definite Patch (Chlosyne definita)
SpAct NoPic Banded Patch (Chlosyne endeis)
SpAct Pic Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais)
SpAct Pic Rosita Patch (Chlosyne rosita)
SpAct NoPic Red-spotted Patch (Chlosyne marina)
SpAct Pic Gorgone Checkerspot (Chlosyne gorgone)
SpAct Pic Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis)
SpAct Pic Harris' Checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)
SpAct Pic Northern Checkerspot (Chlosyne palla)
SpAct Pic Rockslide Checkerspot (Chlosyne whitneyi)
SpAct Pic Sagebrush Checkerspot (Chlosyne acastus)
SpAct Pic Gabb's Checkerspot (Chlosyne gabbii)
SpAct Pic Hoffmann's Checkerspot (Chlosyne hoffmanni)
SpAct Pic Elf (Microtia elva)
SpAct Pic Tiny Checkerspot (Dymasia dymas)
SpAct Pic Elada Checkerspot (Texola elada)
SpAct Pic Texan Crescent (Phyciodes texana)
SpAct Pic Cuban Crescent (Phyciodes frisia)
SpAct Pic Tulcis Crescent (Phyciodes tulcis)
SpAct NoPic Black Crescent (Phyciodes ptolyca)
NoAct Pic Chestnut Crescent (Phyciodes argentea)
SpAct Pic Vesta Crescent (Phyciodes vesta)
SpAct Pic Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon)
SpAct Pic Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
SpAct Pic Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
SpAct Pic Tawny Crescent (Phyciodes batesii)
SpAct Pic Field Crescent (Phyciodes pratensis)
SpAct Pic Painted Crescent (Phyciodes picta)
SpAct Pic California Crescent (Phyciodes orseis)
SpAct Pic Pale Crescent (Phyciodes pallida)
SpAct Pic Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta)
SpAct Pic Gillette's Checkerspot (Euphydryas gillettii)
SpAct Pic Variable Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona)
SpAct Pic Edith's Checkerspot (Euphydryas editha)
SpAct Pic Baltimore (Euphydryas phaeton)
SpAct Pic Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)
SpAct Pic Eastern Comma (Polygonia comma)
SpAct Pic Satyr Comma (Polygonia satyrus)
SpAct Pic Green Comma (Polygonia faunus)
SpAct Pic Hoary Comma (Polygonia gracilis)
SpAct Pic Gray Comma (Polygonia progne)
SpAct Pic Compton Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis vaualbum)
SpAct Pic California Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis californica)
SpAct Pic Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
SpAct Pic Milbert's Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis milberti)
SpAct Pic Small Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis urticae)
SpAct Pic European Peacock (Inachis io)
SpAct Pic American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
SpAct Pic Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
SpAct Pic West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella)
SpAct Pic Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
SpAct NoPic Mimic (Hypolimnas misippus)
SpAct Pic Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
SpAct Pic Mangrove Buckeye (Junonia evarete)
SpAct Pic Tropical Buckeye (Junonia genoveva)
SpAct Pic White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)
SpAct Pic Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima)
SpAct Pic Malachite (Siproeta stelenes)
SpAct Pic Rusty-tipped Page (Siproeta epaphus)
Admirals and Relatives (Subfamily Limenitidinae)
SpAct Pic Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis)
SpAct Pic 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis astyanax)
SpAct Pic White Admiral (Limenitis arthemis arthemis)
SpAct Pic Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
SpAct Pic Weidemeyer's Admiral (Limenitis weidemeyerii)
SpAct Pic Lorquin's Admiral (Limenitis lorquini)
SpAct Pic Band-celled Sister (Adelpha fessonia)
SpAct Pic California Sister (Adelpha bredowii)
SpAct Pic Spot-celled Sister (Adelpha basiloides)
SpAct Pic Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta)
SpAct Pic Mexican Bluewing (Myscelia ethusa)
SpAct NoPic Blackened Bluewing (Myscelia cyananthe)
SpAct Pic Dingy Purplewing (Eunica monima)
SpAct Pic Florida Purplewing (Eunica tatila)
SpAct Pic Blue-eyed Sailor (Dynamine dyonis)
SpAct NoPic Tithian Sailor (Dynamine tithia)
SpAct Pic Cramer's Eighty-eight (Diaethria clymena)
SpAct NoPic Mexican Eighty-eight (Diaethria asteria)
SpAct NoPic Anna's Eighty-eight (Diaethria anna)
SpAct Pic Common Mestra (Mestra amymone)
SpAct Pic Red Rim (Biblis hyperia)
SpAct NoPic No Common Name (Hamadryas fornax)
SpAct Pic Red Cracker (Hamadryas amphinome)
SpAct Pic Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa)
SpAct NoPic Variable Cracker (Hamadryas feronia)
SpAct NoPic Pale Cracker (Hamadryas amphichloe)
SpAct Pic Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena)
SpAct NoPic Brownish Cracker (Hamadryas iphthime)
SpAct NoPic Black-patched Cracker (Hamadryas atlantis)
SpAct NoPic Glaucous Cracker (Hamadryas glauconome)
SpAct Pic Acheronta (Historis acheronta)
SpAct NoPic Karwinski's Beauty (Smyrna karwinskii)
SpAct Pic Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia)
SpAct NoPic Waiter Daggerwing (Marpesia coresia)
SpAct Pic Many-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia chiron)
SpAct Pic Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus)
SpAct NoPic Antillean Daggerwing (Marpesia eleuchea)
Leafwings (Subfamily Charaxinae)
SpAct Pic Tropical Leafwing (Anaea troglodyta)
SpAct Pic Florida Leafwing (Anaea floridalis)
SpAct Pic Goatweed Leafwing (Anaea andria)
SpAct Pic Angled Leafwing (Anaea glycerium)
SpAct Pic Pale-spotted Leafwing (Anaea pithyusa)
SpAct NoPic Chestnut Leafwing (Anaea echemus)
Emperors (Subfamily Apaturinae)
SpAct Pic Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis)
SpAct Pic Empress Leilia (Asterocampa leilia)
SpAct Pic Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
SpAct NoPic Dusky Emperor (Asterocampa idyja)
SpAct NoPic Pavon Emperor (Doxocopa pavon)
SpAct Pic Silver Emperor (Doxocopa laure)
Morphos (Subfamily Morphinae)
SpAct Pic White Morpho (Morpho polyphemus)
Satyrs (Subfamily Satyrinae)
SpAct Pic Southern Pearly Eye (Enodia portlandia)
SpAct Pic Northern Pearly Eye (Enodia anthedon)
SpAct Pic Creole Pearly Eye (Enodia creola)
SpAct Pic Eyed Brown (Satyrodes eurydice)
SpAct Pic Appalachian Brown (Satyrodes appalachia)
SpAct Pic Nabokov's Satyr (Cyllopsis pyracmon)
SpAct Pic Canyonland Satyr (Cyllopsis pertepida)
SpAct Pic Gemmed Satyr (Cyllopsis gemma)
SpAct Pic Carolina Satyr (Hermeuptychia sosybius)
SpAct Pic Georgia Satyr (Neonympha areolata)
SpAct Pic Mitchell's Satyr (Neonympha mitchellii)
SpAct Pic Little Wood Satyr (Megisto cymela)
SpAct NoPic Viola's Wood Satyr (Megisto viola)
SpAct Pic Red Satyr (Megisto rubricata)
SpAct Pic Pine Satyr (Paramacera allyni)
SpAct Pic Hayden's Ringlet (Coenonympha haydenii)
SpAct Pic Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia)
SpAct Pic Common Wood Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)
SpAct Pic Mead's Wood Nymph (Cercyonis meadii)
SpAct Pic Great Basin Wood Nymph (Cercyonis sthenele)
SpAct Pic Small Wood Nymph (Cercyonis oetus)
SpAct NoPic Vidler's Alpine (Erebia vidleri)
SpAct NoPic Taiga Alpine (Erebia mancinus)
SpAct Pic Magdalena Alpine (Erebia magdalena)
SpAct Pic Red-disked Alpine (Erebia discoidalis)
SpAct Pic Yellow-dotted Alpine (Erebia pawlowskii)
SpAct Pic Colorado Alpine (Erebia callias)
SpAct Pic Common Alpine (Erebia epipsodea)
SpAct Pic Red-bordered Satyr (Gyrocheilus patrobas)
SpAct Pic Ridings' Satyr (Neominois ridingsii)
SpAct Pic Wyoming Satyr (Neominois wyomingo)
SpAct NoPic Great Arctic (Oeneis nevadensis)
SpAct Pic Macoun's Arctic (Oeneis macounii)
SpAct Pic Chryxus Arctic (Oeneis chryxus)
SpAct Pic Uhler's Arctic (Oeneis uhleri)
SpAct Pic Alberta Arctic (Oeneis alberta)
SpAct Pic White-veined Arctic (Oeneis bore)
SpAct Pic Jutta Arctic (Oeneis jutta)
SpAct Pic Melissa Arctic (Oeneis melissa)
SpAct Pic Polixenes Arctic (Oeneis polixenes)
Monarchs (Subfamily Danainae)
SpAct Pic Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
SpAct Pic Queen (Danaus gilippus)
SpAct Pic Soldier (Danaus eresimus)
SpAct NoPic Tiger Mimic-Queen (Lycorea cleobaea)
SpAct Pic Klug's Clearwing (Dircenna klugii)

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