Butterflies of North America - Index
Order Lepidoptera
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Live butterflies, eggs and chrysalises photographed in the wild at North American locations.
American Painted Lady Butterfly - Vanessa virginiensis11/16/2013
American Snout Butterfly - Libytheana carinenta11/16/2013
Banded Hairstreak Butterfly - Satyrium calanus11/16/2013
Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar11/16/2013
Black Swallowtail Butterfly11/16/2013
Buckeye Butterfly - Junonia coenia11/16/2013
Butterflies of North America11/16/2013
Butterflies of the World11/16/2013
Butterfly Gardens11/16/2013
Cabbage White Butterfly - Pieris rapae11/16/2013
Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus communis11/16/2013
Checkered Swallowtail - Papilio demoleus11/16/2013
Clouded Skipper Butterfly - Lerema accius11/16/2013
Clouded Sulphur Butterfly - Colias philodice11/16/2013
Common Morpho Butterfly - Morpho peleides11/16/2013
Common Rose Butterfly - Pachliopta aristolochiae asteris11/16/2013
Common Sailor Butterfly - Neptis hylas11/16/2013
Common Tiger Butterfly - Danaus genutia11/16/2013
Common Wood Nymph Butterfly - Cercyonis pegala11/16/2013
Coral Hairstreak - Satyrium titus11/16/2013
Cruiser Butterfly - Vindula erota11/16/2013
Cydno Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius cydno11/16/2013
Dainty Sulphur Butterfly - Nathalis iole11/16/2013
Delaware Skipper - Anatrytone logan11/16/2013
Eastern Comma Butterfly - Polygonia comma11/16/2013
Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly - Cupido comyntas11/16/2013
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly - Black Female Form11/16/2013
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly - Papilio glaucus11/16/2013
Eleuchia Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius eleuchia11/16/2013
European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola11/16/2013
Family Lycaenidae - Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks & Harvesters11/16/2013
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-Footed Butterflies11/16/2013
Family Papilionidae - Swallowtail and Parnassian Butterflies11/16/2013
Family Pieridae - White, Sulphur, and Yellow Butterflies11/16/2013
Fiery Skipper Butterfly - Hylephila phyleus11/16/2013
Goatweed Leafwing Butterfly - Anaea andria11/16/2013
Gray Comma Butterfly - Polygonia progne11/16/2013
Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus11/16/2013
Great Eggfly Butterfly - Hypolimnas bolina11/16/2013
Great Mormon Swallowtail - Papilio memnon11/16/2013
Great Orangetip Butterfly - Hebomoia glaucippe11/16/2013
Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly - Speyeria cybele11/16/2013
Grey Pansy Butterfly -  Junonia atlites11/16/2013
Gulf Fritillary Butterfly - Agraulis vanillae11/16/2013
Hobomok Skipper Butterfly - Poanes hobomok11/16/2013
Inornate Ringlet Butterfly - Coenonympha tullia11/16/2013
Juba Skipper - Hesperia juba11/16/2013
Julia Longwing Butterfly - Dryas Julia11/16/2013
Least Skipper Butterfly - Ancyloxypha numitor11/16/2013
Little Glassywing - Pompeuis verna11/16/2013
Little Wood Satyr Butterfly - Megisto cymela11/16/2013
Long-tailed Skipper Butterfly - Bean Leafroller - Urbanus proteus11/16/2013
Monarch Butterfly - Danaus plexippus11/16/2013
Mourning Cloak Butterfly - Nymphalis antiopa11/16/2013
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Northern Pearly Eye Butterfly - Enodia anthedon11/16/2013
Ocola Skipper Butterfly - Panoquina ocola11/16/2013
Orange Sulphur Butterfly - Colias eurytheme11/16/2013
Owl Butterfly - Caligo sp.11/16/2013
Painted Lady Butterfly - Vanessa cardui11/16/2013
Paper Kite Butterfly - Idea leuconoe11/16/2013
Pearl Crescent Butterfly - Phyciodes tharos11/16/2013
Peck's Skipper Butterfly - Polites peckius11/16/2013
Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly - Battus philenor11/16/2013
Postman Butterfly - Heliconius erato11/16/2013
Red Admiral Butterfly - Vanessa atalanta11/16/2013
Red Cracker Butterfly - Hamadryas Amphinome11/16/2013
Red-spotted Purple Butterfly - Limenitis arthemis11/16/2013
Reversed Haploa Moth - Haploa reversa11/16/2013
Sachem Skipper - Atalopedes campestris11/16/2013
Sara Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius sara11/16/2013
Shoemaker Butterfly - Catonephele antinoe11/16/2013
Silver Spotted Skipper Butterfly - Epargyreus clarus11/16/2013
Silver-Bordered Fritillary - Boloria selene11/16/2013
Skipper Butterflies of North America11/16/2013
Southern Broken Dash Skipper - Wallengrenia otho11/16/2013
Summer Azure - Celastrina neglecta11/16/2013
Tailed Copper Butterfly - Lycaena arota11/16/2013
Tiger Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius hecale11/16/2013
Tree Encyclopedia11/16/2013
Variegated Fritillary Butterfly - Euptoieta claudia11/16/2013
Viceroy Butterfly - Limenitis archippus11/16/2013
White Peacock Butterfly - Anartia jatrophae11/16/2013
White-striped Longtail Skipper Butterfly - Chioides catillus11/16/2013
Wild Indigo Duskywing - Erynnis baptisiae11/16/2013
Woodland Skipper Butterfly - Ochlodes sylvanoides11/16/2013
Zabulon Skipper Butterfly - Poanes zabulon11/16/2013
Zebra Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius charitonius11/16/2013
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Order Lepidoptera, which contains both butterflies and moths, includes at least 125,000 known species including 12,000 in North America. Butterflies are revered for their brightly colored wings and pleasing association with fair weather and flowers.
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