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Butterflies of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 56 butterfly species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Staphylus hayhurstii Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis zarucco Zarucco Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Pyrgus communis Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus albescens White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Euphyes dukesi Dukes' Skipper
Amblyscirtes aesculapius Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper
Panoquina panoquin Salt Marsh Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio palamedes Palamedes Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Ascia monuste Great Southern White
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Eurema daira Barred Yellow
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Parrhasius m album White-M Hairstreak
Brephidium pseudofea Eastern Pygmy-Blue

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr