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Field and Swamp: Animals and Their Habitats

        

The Common Butterflies page has photos of NC's most common 35-odd species and links to other butterfly pages.

The Butterflies page is a taxonomy guide, helping you to understand butterfly classifications in general.

BUTTERFLY INDEX

BUTTERFLIES and SKIPPERS (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea Superfamilies, respectively)

Nymphalidae (Brushfoots)

   Nymphalinae (True Brushfoots)

    Heliconiinae

  • Zebra Heliconian
  • Great Spangled Fritillary
  • Aphrodite Fritillary
  • Meadow Fritillary
  • Variegated Fritillary
  • Gulf Fritillary

    Danainae

  • Monarch
  • Queen

    Limenitidinae

    Satyrinae

  • Carolina Satyr
  • Little Wood Satyr
  • Gemmed Satyr
  • Common Wood Nymph
  • Northern Pearly Eye
  • Southern Pearly Eye
  • Appalachian Brown
  • Common Ringlet

    Apaturinae

  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Tawny Emperor

    Libytheinae

  • American Snout

 

Papilioniidae (Swallowtails)

   Papilio

    Battus

  • Pipevine Swallowtail

    Eurytides

  • Zebra Swallowtail

Lycaenidae

    Theclinae (Hairstreaks)

  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Great Purple Hairstreak
  • White M Hairstreak
  • Banded Hairstreak
  • Brown Elfin
  • Henry's Elfin
  • Red-banded Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Harvester

    Polyommatinae (Blues)

  • Spring Azure
  • Summer Azure
  • Eastern Tailed Blue

Pieridae

    Pierinae (Whites)

  • Cabbage White
  • Checkered White
  • Great Southern White
  • Falcate Orangetip

    Coliadinae (Yellows)

  • Cloudless Sulphur
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Clouded Sulphur
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Little Yellow
  • Mimosa Yellow

 

 

   

 

Hesperiidae (Skippers)

   Hesperiinae (Grass Skippers)

  • Fiery Skipper
  • Crossline Skipper
  • Eufala Skipper
  • Delaware Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Dion Skipper
  • Palatka Skipper
  • Byssus Skipper
  • Sachem
  • Zabulon Skipper
  • Brazilian Skipper
  • Little Glassywing
  • Northern Broken-dash
  • Southern Broken-dash
  • Least Skipper
  • Ocola Skipper
  • Clouded Skipper
  • Dun Skipper
  • Swarthy Skipper
  • Lace-winged Roadside Skipper
  • Salt Marsh Skipper
  • Dun Skipper

    Pyrginae (Spread-winged Skippers)

  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Hoary Edge
  • Long-tailed Skipper
  • Northern Cloudywing
  • Southern Cloudywing
  • Horace's Duskywing
  • Juvenal's Duskywing
  • Sleepy Duskywing
  • Common Checkered Skipper
  • White Checkered Skipper
  • Tropical Checkered Skipper
  • Common Sootywing
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Funereal Duskywing

   

 

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