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 virginiensis12/16/2014
American Snout Butterfly - Libytheana carinenta12/16/2014
Banded Hairstreak Butterfly - Satyrium calanus12/16/2014
Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar12/16/2014
Black Swallowtail Butterfly12/16/2014
Buckeye Butterfly - Junonia coenia12/16/2014
Butterflies of North America12/16/2014
Butterflies of the World12/16/2014
Butterfly Gardens12/16/2014
Cabbage White Butterfly - Pieris rapae12/16/2014
Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus communis12/16/2014
Checkered Swallowtail - Papilio demoleus12/16/2014
Clouded Skipper Butterfly - Lerema accius12/16/2014
Clouded Sulphur Butterfly - Colias philodice12/16/2014
Common Morpho Butterfly - Morpho peleides12/16/2014
Common Rose Butterfly - Pachliopta aristolochiae asteris12/16/2014
Common Sailor Butterfly - Neptis hylas12/16/2014
Common Tiger Butterfly - Danaus genutia05/25/2014
Common Wood Nymph Butterfly - Cercyonis pegala12/16/2014
Coral Hairstreak - Satyrium titus12/16/2014
Cruiser Butterfly - Vindula erota12/16/2014
Cydno Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius cydno12/16/2014
Dainty Sulphur Butterfly - Nathalis iole12/16/2014
Delaware Skipper - Anatrytone logan12/16/2014
Eastern Comma Butterfly - Polygonia comma12/16/2014
Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly - Cupido comyntas12/16/2014
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly - Black Female Form12/16/2014
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly - Papilio glaucus12/16/2014
Eleuchia Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius eleuchia12/16/2014
European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola12/16/2014
Family Lycaenidae - Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks & Harvesters12/16/2014
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-Footed Butterflies12/16/2014
Family Papilionidae - Swallowtail and Parnassian Butterflies12/16/2014
Family Pieridae - White, Sulphur, and Yellow Butterflies12/16/2014
Fiery Skipper Butterfly - Hylephila phyleus12/16/2014
Goatweed Leafwing Butterfly - Anaea andria12/16/2014
Gray Comma Butterfly - Polygonia progne12/16/2014
Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus12/16/2014
Great Eggfly Butterfly - Hypolimnas bolina12/16/2014
Great Mormon Swallowtail - Papilio memnon12/16/2014
Great Orangetip Butterfly - Hebomoia glaucippe12/16/2014
Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly - Speyeria cybele12/16/2014
Grey Pansy Butterfly -  Junonia atlites12/16/2014
Gulf Fritillary Butterfly - Agraulis vanillae12/16/2014
Hobomok Skipper Butterfly - Poanes hobomok12/16/2014
Inornate Ringlet Butterfly - Coenonympha tullia12/16/2014
Juba Skipper - Hesperia juba12/16/2014
Julia Longwing Butterfly - Dryas Julia12/16/2014
Least Skipper Butterfly - Ancyloxypha numitor12/16/2014
Little Glassywing - Pompeuis verna12/16/2014
Little Wood Satyr Butterfly - Megisto cymela12/16/2014
Long-tailed Skipper Butterfly - Bean Leafroller - Urbanus proteus12/16/2014
Monarch Butterfly - Danaus plexippus12/16/2014
Mourning Cloak Butterfly - Nymphalis antiopa12/16/2014
North American Insects and Spiders / Tree Encyclopedia12/16/2014
Northern Pearly Eye Butterfly - Enodia anthedon12/16/2014
Ocola Skipper Butterfly - Panoquina ocola12/16/2014
Orange Sulphur Butterfly - Colias eurytheme12/16/2014
Owl Butterfly - Caligo sp.12/16/2014
Painted Lady Butterfly - Vanessa cardui12/16/2014
Paper Kite Butterfly - Idea leuconoe12/16/2014
Pearl Crescent Butterfly - Phyciodes tharos05/25/2014
Peck's Skipper Butterfly - Polites peckius12/16/2014
Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly - Battus philenor12/16/2014
Postman Butterfly - Heliconius erato12/16/2014
Red Admiral Butterfly - Vanessa atalanta12/16/2014
Red Cracker Butterfly - Hamadryas Amphinome12/16/2014
Red-spotted Purple Butterfly - Limenitis arthemis12/16/2014
Reversed Haploa Moth - Haploa reversa12/16/2014
Sachem Skipper - Atalopedes campestris12/16/2014
Sara Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius sara05/25/2014
Shoemaker Butterfly - Catonephele antinoe12/16/2014
Silver Spotted Skipper Butterfly - Epargyreus clarus12/16/2014
Silver-Bordered Fritillary - Boloria selene12/16/2014
Skipper Butterflies of North America12/16/2014
Southern Broken Dash Skipper - Wallengrenia otho12/16/2014
Summer Azure - Celastrina neglecta12/16/2014
Tailed Copper Butterfly - Lycaena arota12/16/2014
Tiger Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius hecale12/16/2014
Tree Encyclopedia12/16/2014
Variegated Fritillary Butterfly - Euptoieta claudia12/16/2014
Viceroy Butterfly - Limenitis archippus12/16/2014
White Peacock Butterfly - Anartia jatrophae12/16/2014
White-striped Longtail Skipper Butterfly - Chioides catillus12/16/2014
Wild Indigo Duskywing - Erynnis baptisiae12/16/2014
Woodland Skipper Butterfly - Ochlodes sylvanoides12/16/2014
Zabulon Skipper Butterfly - Poanes zabulon12/16/2014
Zebra Longwing Butterfly - Heliconius charitonius12/16/2014
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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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