LLELA Butterfly Checklist

Family

Common Name

Scientific Name

Papilionidae—Swallowtails

Pipevine Swallowtail

Battus philenor

 

Giant Swallowtail

Papilio cresphontes

 

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio glaucus glaucus

 

Black Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes

 

 

 

Pieridae—Whites & Sulphurs

Falcate Orangetip

Anthocharis midea

 

Southern Dogface

Colias cesonia

 

Orange Sulphur

Colias eurytheme

 

Little Yellow

Eurema lisa

 

Mexican Yellow

Eurema mexicana

 

Sleepy Orange

Eurema nicippe

 

Dainty Sulphur

Nathalis iole

 

Large Orange Sulphur

Phoebis agarithe

 

Cloudless Sulphur

Phoebis sennae

 

Cabbage White

Pieris rapae

 

 

 

Lycaenidae—Gossamer

Great Purple Hairstreak

Atlides halesus halesus

Wings

Henry’s Elfin

Callophrys henrici turneri

 

Red-banded Hairstreak

Calycopis cecrops

 

Dusky-blue Groundstreak

Calycopis isobeon

 

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Everes comyntas

 

Reakirt’s Blue

Hemiargus isola alce

 

Soapberry Hairstreak

Phaeostrymon alcestis alcestis

 

Gray Hairstreak

Strymon melinus

 

 

 

Nymphalidae—Snouts,

Gulf Fritillary

Agraulis vanillae

Longwings, & Brushfoots

Goatweed Leafwing

Anaea andria

 

Hackberry Emperor

Asterocampa celtis

 

Tawny Emperor

Asterocampa clyton

 

Gorgone Checkerspot

Chlosyne gorgone Carlota

 

Silvery Checkerspot

Chlosyne nycteis nycteis

 

Variegated Fritillary

Euptoieta claudia

 

Common Buckeye

Junonia coenia

 

American Snout

Libytheana carinenta

 

Viceroy

Limentitis archippus archippus

 

Red-spotted Purple

Limenitis arthemis astsyanax

 

Mourning Cloak

Nymphalis antiopa antiopa

 

Phaon Crescent

Phyciodes phaon

 

Texan Crescent

Phyciodes texana

 

Pearl Crescent

Phycoides tharos tharos

 

Question Mark

Polygonia interrogationis

 

Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta rubria

 

Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui

 

American Lady

Vanessa virginiensis

 

 

 

Satyridae—Satyrs & Wood

Common Wood Nymph

Cercyonis pegala

Nymphs

Gemmed Satyr

Cyllopsis gemma

 

Little Wood-Satyr

Megisto cymela

 

 

 

Danaidae—Milkweed

Queen

Danaus gilippus

Butterflies

Monarch

Danaus plexippus

 

 

 

Hesperiidae—Skippers

Celia’s Roadside Skipper

Amblyscirtes celia

 

Least Skipper

Ancyloxypha numitor

 

Sachem

Atalopedes campestris

 

Delaware Skipper

Atrytone logan lagus

 

Silver-spotted Skipper

Epargyreus clarus

 

Funereal Duskywing

Erynnis funeralis

 

Horace’s Duskywing

Erynnis horatius

 

Juvenal’s Duskywing

Erynnis juvenalis

 

Dion Skipper

Euphyes dion

 

Dun Skipper

Euphyes vestries

 

Fiery Skipper

Hylephilia phyleus

 

Clouded Skipper

Lerema accius

 

Eufala Skipper

Lerodea eufala

 

Zabulon Skipper

Poanes zabulon

 

Common Checkered Skipper

Pyrgus communis

 

Hayhurst’s Scallopwing

Staphylus hayhurstii