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Featured Butterfly Species and Photos

Acmon Blue

American Lady

American Snout

Anise Swallowtail

Arizona Sister

Black Swallowtail

Blue Metalmark

Bordered Patch

California Sister

Checkered White

Clouded Sulphur

Cloudless Sulphur

Common Buckeye

Common Mestra

Common Wood-nymph

Crimson Patch

Desert Marble

Diana Fritillary

Eastern Comma

Eastern Tailed-blue

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Falcate Orangetip

Fiery Skipper

Funereal Duskywing

Giant Swallowtail

Goatweed Leafwing

Gray Hairstreak

Great Purple Hairstreak

Great Spangled Fritillary

Guava Skipper

Gulf Fritillary

Hackberry Emperor

Horace's Duskywing

Indra Swallowtail

Julia Heliconian

Juniper Hairstreak (or Olive Hairstreak)

Long-Tailed Skipper


Mexican Bluewing


Mormon Fritillary

Mourning Cloak

Orange Sulphur

Painted Lady

Palamedes Swallowtail

Pale Swallowtail

Pearl Crescent

Pipevine Swallowtail

Polydamas Swallowtail


Question Mark

Red Admiral

Red Banded Hairstreak

Red Satyr

Red Spotted Purple

Ruddy Daggerwing

Silver Emperor

Silver Spotted Skipper

Silvery Checkerspot

Sleepy Orange

Southern Dogface

Soldier Butterfly

Spicebush Swallowtail

Tawny Emperor

Texan Crescent

Texas Powdered Skipper

Tropical Buckeye

Two-Tailed Swallowtail

Variable Checkerspot

Variegated Fritillary


Weidermeyer's Admiral

West Coast Lady

Western Tiger Swallowtail

White Peacock

Zebra Hairstreak

Zebra Heliconian

Zebra Swallowtail

Zela Metalmark

Featured Moths

Cecropia Moth

Eight-spotted Forester Moth

Hummingbird Moth

Little Pink Moth

Luna Moth

Painted Schinia Moth

Prometheus Moth

Salt Marsh Moth

Spiny Oakworm Moth

Tersa Sphinx Moth

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