List of Butterflies of North America (Nymphalidae)


List of Butterflies of North America (Nymphalidae)

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ubfamily Heliconiinae: Longwings and Fritillaries

* Zebra Heliconian, "Heliconius charithonia"

* Mexican Silverspot, "Dione moneta"

* Erato Heliconian, "Heliconius erato"

* Banded Orange Heliconian, "Dryadula phaetusa"

* Isabella's Heliconian, "Eueides isabella"

* Gulf Fritillary, "Agraulis vanillae"

* Julia Heliconian, "Dryas julia"

* Variegated Fritillary, "Euptoieta claudia"

* Mexican Fritillary, "Euptoieta hegesia"

* Great Spangled Fritillary, "Speyeria cybele"

* Regal Fritillary, "Speyeria idalia"

* Diana Fritillary, "Speyeria diana"

* Mormon Fritillary, "Speyeria mormonia"

* Great Basin Fritillary, "Speyeria egleis"

* Unsilvered Fritillary, "Speyeria adiaste"

* Callippe Fritillary, "Speyeria callippe"

* Coronis Fritillary, "Speyeria coronis"

* Edward's Fritillary, "Speyeria edwardsi"

* Zerene Fritillary, "Speyeria zerene"

* Hydaspe Fritillary, "Speyeria hydaspe"

* Nokomis Fritillary, "Speyeria nokomis"

* Atlantis Fritillary, "Speyeria atlantis"

* Northwestern Fritillary, "Speyeria hesperis"

* Aphrodite Fritillary, "Speyeria aphrodite"

* Meadow Fritillary, "Boloria bellona"

* Pacific Fritillary, "Boloria epithore"

* Frigga Fritillary, "Boloria frigga"

* Silver-bordered Fritillary, "Boloria selene"

* Bog Fritillary, "Boloria eunomia"

* Polaris Fritillary, "Boloria polaris"

* Astarte Fritillary, "Boloria astarte"

* Mountain Fritillary, "Boloria napaea"

* Dingy Fritillary, "Boloria improba"

* Alberta Fritillary, "Boloria alberta"

* Relict Fritillary, "Boloria kriemhild"

* Freija Fritillary, "Boloria freija"

* Purplish Fritillary, "Boloria montinus"

* Arctic Fritillary, "Boloria chariclea"

* Cryptic Fritillary, "Boloria natazhati"

ubfamily Nymphalinae: Crescents and Checkerspots

* Pearl Crescent, "Phyciodes tharos"

* Northern Crescent, "Phyciodes selenis" or "Phyciodes cocyta"

* Tawny Crescent, "Phyciodes batesii"

* Field Crescent, "Phyciodes campestris"

* Mylitta Crescent, "Phyciodes mylitta"

* Pale Crescent, "Phyciodes pallida"

* California Crescent, "Phyciodes orseis"

* Vesta Crescent, "Phyciodes vesta"

* Phaon Crescent, "Phyciodes phaon"

* Painted Crescent, "Phyciodes picta"

* Tiny Checkerspot, "Dymasia dymas"

* Elada Checkerspot, "Texola elada"

* Texan Crescent, "Phyciodes texana"

* Cuban Crescent, "Phyciodes frisia"

* Pale-banded Crescent, "Phyciodes tulcis"

* Black Crescent, "Phyciodes ptolyca"

* Elf, "Microtia elva"

* Chestnut Crescent, "Phyciodes argentea"

* Silvery Checkerspot, "Chlosyne nycteis"

* Harris's Checkerspot, "Chlosyne harrisii"

* Gorgone Checkerspot, "Chlosyne gorgone"

* Rockslide Checkerspot, "Chlosyne whitneyi"

* Northern Checkerspot, "Chlosyne palla"

* Sagebrush Checkerspot, "Chlosyne acastus"

* Gabb's Checkerspot, "Chlosyne gabbii"

* Hoffmann's Checkerspot, "Chlosyne hoffmanni"

* Bordered Patch, "Chlosyne lacinia"

* California Patch, "Chlosyne californica"

* Crimson Patch, "Chlosyne janais"

* Rosita Patch, "Chlosyne rosita"

* Red-spotted Patch, "Chlosyne melitaeoides"

* Leanira Checkerspot, "Thessalia leanira"

* Fulvia Checkerspot, "Thessalia fulvia"

* Black Checkerspot, "Thessalia cyneas"

* Definite Patch, "Chlosyne definita"

* Banded Patch, "Chlosyne endeis"

* Arachne Checkerspot, "Poladryas arachne"

* Dotted Checkerspot, "Poladryas minuta"

* Theona Checkerspot, "Thessalia theona"

* Chinati Checkerspot, "Thessalia chinatiensis"

* Variable Checkerspot, "Euphydryas chalcedona"

* Edith's Checkerspot, "Euphydryas editha"

* Baltimore Checkerspot, "Euphydryas phaeton"

* Gillett's Checkerspot, "Euphydryas gillettii"

Anglewings, Ladies, Buckeyes and Others

* Question Mark, "Polygonia interrogationis"

* Eastern Comma, "Polygonia comma"

* Satyr Comma, "Polygonia satyrus"

* Green Comma, "Polygonia faunus"

* Hoary Comma, "Polygonia gracilis"

* Gray Comma, "Polygonia progne"

* Oreas Comma, "Polygonia oreas"

* Compton Tortoiseshell, "Nymphalis vaualbum"

* California Tortoiseshell, "Nymphalis californica"

* Milbert's Tortoiseshell, "Nymphalis milberti"

* Small Tortoiseshell, "Nymphalis urticae"

* Mourning Cloak, "Nymphalis antiopa"

* Red Admiral, "Vanessa atalanta"

* American Lady, "Vanessa virginiensis

* Painted Lady, "Vanessa cardui"

* West Coast Lady, "Vanessa annabella"

* Common Buckeye, "Junonia coenia"

* Mangrove Buckeye, "Junonia evarete"

* Tropical Buckeye, "Junonia genoveva"

* White Peacock, "Anartia jatrophae"

* Banded Peacock, "Anartia fatima"

* Malachite, "Siproeta stelenes"

* Rusty-tipped Page, "Siproeta epaphus"

ubfamily Limenitidinae: Admirals, Sisters and Others

* White Admiral, "Limenitis arthemis arthemis"

* Red-spotted Purple, "Limenitis arthemis astyanax"

* Viceroy, "Limenitis archippus"

* Weidemeyer's Admiral, "Limenitis weidemeyerii"

* Lorquin's Admiral, "Limenitis lorquini"

* California Sister, "Adelpha bredowii"

* Band-celled Sister, "Adelpha fessonia"

* Dingy Purplewing, "Eunica monima"

* Florida Purplewing, "Eunica tatila"

* Common Mestra, "Mestra amymone"

* Red Rim, "Biblis hyperia"

* Mexican Bluewing, "Myscelia ethusa"

* Blackened Bluewing, "Myscelia cyanathe"

* Gray Cracker, "Hamadryas februa"

* Variable Cracker, "Hamadryas feronia"

* Pale Cracker, "Hamadryas amphichloe"

* Ruddy Daggerwing, "Marpesia petreus"

* Waiter Daggerwing, "Marpesia coresia"

* Many-banded Daggerwing, "Marpesia chiron"

* Antillean Daggerwing, "Marpesia eleuchea"

ubfamily Charaxinae: Leafwings

* Goatweed Leafwing, "Anaea andria"

* Tropical Leafwing, "Anaea aidea"

* Flordia Leafwing, "Anaea floridalis"

* Pale-spotted Leafwing, "Anaea pithyusa"

ubfamily Apaturinae: Emperors

* Hackberry Emperor, "Asterocampa celtis"

* Empress Leilia, "Asterocampa leilia"

* Tawny Emperor, "Asterocampa clyton"

* Blue-eyed Sailor, "Dynamine dyonis"

* Common Banner, "Epiphile adrasta"

* Mimic, "Hypolimnas misippus"

* Blomfild's Beauty, "Smyrna blomfildia"

* "Cream-banded" Dusky Emperor, "Asterocampa idyja argus"

* Pavon Emperor, "Doxocopa pavon"

* Silver Emperor, "Doxocopa laure"

ubfamily Libytheinae: Snouts

* American Snout, "Libytheana carinenta"

ubfamily Danainae: Milkweed Butterflies

* Monarch, "Danaus plexippus"

* Queen, "Danaus gilippus"

* Soldier, "Danaus eresimus"

* Tiger Mimic-Queen, "Lycorea cleobaea"

ubfamily Satyrinae: Satyrs

* Little Wood-Satyr, "Megisto cymela"

* Carolina Satyr, "Hermeuptychia sosybius"

* Red Satyr, "Megisto rubricata"

* Georgia Satyr, "Neonympha areolata"

* Helicta Satyr, "Neonympha helicta"

* Mitchell's Satyr, "Neonympha mitchellii"

* Pine Satyr, "Paramacera allyni"

* Gemmed Satyr, "Cyllopsis gemma"

* Canyonland Satyr, "Cyllopsis pertepida"

* Nabokov's Satyr, "Cyllopsis pyracmon"

* Red-bordered Satyr, "Gyrocheilus patrobas"

* Common Wood-Nymph, "Cercyonis pegala"

* Great Basin Wood-Nymph, "Cercyonis sthenele"

* Mead's Wood-Nymph, "Cercyonis meadii"

* Small Wood-Nymph, "Cercyonis oetus"

* Eyed Brown, "Satyrodes eurydice"

* Appalachian Brown, "Satyrodes appalachia"

* Northern Pearly-eye, "Enodia anthedon"

* Southern Pearly-eye, "Enodia portlandia"

* Creole Pearly-eye, "Enodia creola"

* Common Ringlet, "Coenonympha tullia"

* Hayden's Ringlet, "Coenonympha haydenii"

* Riding's Satyr, "Neominois ridingsii"

* Common Alpine, "Erebia epipsodea"

* Vidler's Alpine, "Erebia vidleri"

* Taiga Alpine, "Erebia mancinus"

* Disa Alpine, "Erebia disa"

* Colorado Alpine, "Erebia callias"

* Ross'sAlpine, "Erebia rossii"

* Young's Alpine or Four-dotted Alpine, "Erebia youngi" or "Erebia dabanensis"

* Eskimo Alpine, "Erebia occulta"

* Reddish Alpine, "Erebia kozhantshikovi"

* Banded Alpine, "Erebia fasciata"

* Magdalena Alpine, "Erebia magdalena"

* Red-disked Alpine, "Erebia discoidalis"

* Theano Alpine, "Erebia theano"

* Chryxus Arctic, "Oeneis chryxus"

* Uhler's Arctic, "Oeneis uhleri"

* Alberta Arctic, "Oeneis alberta"

* Sentinel Arctic, "Oeneis alpina"

* White-veined Arctic, "Oeneis taygete"

* Melissa Arctic, "Oeneis melissa"

* Polixenes Arctic, "Oeneis polixenes"

* Philip's Arctic or Early Arctic, "Oeneis rosovi"

* Great Arctic, "Oeneis nevadensis"

* Macoun's Arctic, "Oeneis macounii"

* Jutta Arctic, "Oeneis jutta"

References

*Jim P. Brock, Kenn Kaufman (2003). "Butterflies of North America." Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-618-15312-8.


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