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Butterflies



        Category                                         (# species ID’d in group) 


Swallowtails and Parnassians: 20-45                                                                                                       (5)

  1. -Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - 20

  2. -Spicebush Swallowtail - 26

  3. -Black Swallowtail - 28

  4. -Giant Swallowtail - 38

  5. -Cabbage White - 46


Whites and Sulphurs: 46-77                                                                                                                                                         (5)

  1. -Clouded Sulphur - 60

  2. -Orange Sulphur - 60

  3. -Tailed Yellow - 68

  4. -Cloudless Sulphur - 74

  5. -Orange-barred Sulphur - 75


Coppers and Harvesters: 80-91                                                                                                                                     (2)

  1. -American Copper - 80

  2. -Lilac-bordered Copper - Hodges #4263 (Lycaena nivalis)-88


Hairstreaks: 92-123                                                                                                                                                                                                    (3)

  1. -Gray Hairstreak - 92

  2. -Oak (Southern) Hairstreak - 96

  3. -Red-banded Hairstreak - 102


Blues: 124-141                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (4)

  1. -Eastern Tailed- Blue  - 124

  2. -Marine Blue - 126

  3. -Boisduval's Blue - Hodges #4378 (Plebejus icarioides)

  4. -Greenish Blue - Hodges #4376 (Plebejus saepiolus albomontanus)


Metalmarks: 141-151                                                                                                                                                                                            (2)

  1. -Fatal Metalmark - 144

  2. -Blue Metalmark - 150


Longwings and Fritillaries: 154-175                                                                                                                (4)

  1. -Zebra Helconian - 154

  2. -Gulf Fritillary - 156

  3. -Great-spangled Fritillary - 158

  4. -Great Basin Fritillary  - 160


Crescents and Checkerspots: 176-195                                                                                              (4)

  1. -Pearl Crescent - 176

  2. -Phaon Crescent - 180

  3. -Bordered Patch - Hodges #4499 (Chlosyne lacinia) - 188

  4. -Question Mark-196


Typical Brushfoots: 196-229                                                                                                                                                 (10)

  1. -Milbert’s Tortoiseshell - 200

  2. -Red Admiral - 202

  3. -American Lady - 204

  4. -West Coast Lady - 204

  5. -Common Buckeye - 206

  6. -White Peacock - 208

  7. -Red-spotted Purple - 210

  8. -Hackberry Emperor - 222

  9. -American Snout - 222

  10. -Queen - 228


Satyrs: 230-253                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (0)



Spread-wing Skippers: 256-299                                                                                                                                    (7)

  1. -Silver-spotted Skipper - 256

  2. -Confused Cloudywing - 260

  3. -Long-tailed Skipper - 268

  4. -Sickle-winged Skipper - 274

  5. -Horace’s Duskywing - 280

  6. -White Checkered Skipper - Hodges #3967 (Pyrgus albescens)

  7. -Tropical Checkered Skipper - 288


Grass Skippers: 304-357                                                                                                                                                                        (8)

  1. -Fiery Skipper - Hodges #4013 (Hylephila phyleus)

  2. -Sachem Skipper - 302

  3. -Whirlabout - 302

  4. -Least Skipper - 304

  5. -Peck’s Skipper - 322

  6. -Zabulon Skipper - 330

  7. -Broad-winged Skipper - 332

  8. -Ocola Skipper - Hodges #4119 (Panoquina ocola) - 354


Giant Skippers: 358-363                                                                                                                                                                             (0)




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This list conforms to the order presented in the field guide Butterflies of North America by Jim P. Brock and Kenn Kaufman, © 2003.


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