Orange Colored Butterfly Comparison & Identification

A large number of butterfly species feature orange coloration, markings and patterns. Identification is often difficult. Shown below are photographs of several common orange and gold butterflies to aid in identification.

Orange Butterfly Identification Chart

The identification chart below shows photographs of common orange-colored butterflies, comparing their colorations and markings.

Identification chart comparing common orange colored butterflies

List of Common Orange Butterflies

American Lady

American Snout

Bordered Patch

Common Buckeye

Eastern Comma

Goatweed Leafwing

Gulf Fritillary

Julia Heliconian


Painted Lady

Pearl Crescent


Question Mark

Red Admiral

Variegated Fritillary


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