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Butterflies of Bexar County, Texas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 177 butterfly species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Proteides mercurius Mercurial Skipper
Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Polygonus leo Hammock Skipper
Chioides albofasciatus White-striped Longtail
Chioides zilpa Zilpa Longtail
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus dorantes Dorantes Longtail
Urbanus procne Brown Longtail
Astraptes fulgerator Two-barred Flasher
Achalarus lyciades Hoary Edge
Achalarus casica Desert Cloudywing
Achalarus toxeus Coyote Cloudywing
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Thorybes bathyllus Southern Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis Confused Cloudywing
Cabares potrillo Potrillo Skipper
Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri Fritzgaertner's Flat
Cogia outis Outis Skipper
Staphylus ceos Golden-headed Scallopwing
Staphylus hayhurstii Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Staphylus mazans Mazans Scallopwing
Systasea pulverulenta Texas Powdered Skipper
Eantis tamenund Northern Sicklewing
Grais stigmaticus Hermit Skipper
Chiomara georgina White-patched Skipper
Gesta invisus False Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis meridianus Meridian Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Pyrgus communis Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus albescens White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus philetas Desert Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Heliopetes laviana Laviana White-Skipper
Celotes nessus Common Streaky-Skipper
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Nastra lherminier Swarthy Skipper
Nastra julia Julia's Skipper
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Ancyloxypha arene Tropical Least Skipper
Copaeodes aurantiaca Orange Skipperling
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hesperia viridis Green Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Atrytone arogos Arogos Skipper
Anatrytone logan Delaware Skipper
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Amblyscirtes aenus Bronze Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes oslari Oslar's Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes nysa Nysa Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes eos Dotted Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes celia Celia's Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper
Panoquina lucas Purple-washed Skipper
Nyctelius nyctelius Violet-banded Skipper
Thespieus macareus Chestnut-marked Skipper
Megathymus yuccae Yucca Giant-Skipper
Megathymus streckeri Strecker's Giant-Skipper
Stallingsia maculosus Manfreda Giant-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Battus polydamas Polydamas Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata Two-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail
Papilio ornythion Ornythion Swallowtail
Papilio anchisiades Ruby-spotted Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Anthocharis midea Falcate Orangetip
Appias drusilla Florida White
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Ascia monuste Great Southern White
Ganyra josephina Giant White
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Zerene cesonia Southern Dogface
Anteos maerula Yellow Angled-Sulphur
Anteos clorinde White Angled-Sulphur
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe Large Orange Sulphur
Phoebis philea Orange-barred Sulphur
Phoebis neocypris Tailed Sulphur
Kricogonia lyside Lyside Sulphur
Eurema boisduvaliana Boisduval's Yellow
Eurema mexicana Mexican Yellow
Pyrisitia proterpia Tailed Orange
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Pyrisitia nise Mimosa Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Callophrys gryneus Juniper Hairstreak
Callophrys xami Xami Hairstreak
Callophrys henrici Henry's Elfin
Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium favonius ontario 'Northern' Southern Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Phaeostrymon alcestis Soapberry Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon simaethis Silver-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis isobeon Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Strymon alea Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon istapa Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Ministrymon clytie Clytie Ministreak
Parrhasius m album White-M Hairstreak
Leptotes cassius Cassius Blue
Leptotes marina Marine Blue
Zizula cyna Cyna Blue
Brephidium exilis Western Pygmy-Blue
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Celastrina neglecta Summer Azure
Hemiargus ceraunus Ceraunus Blue
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue

Riodinidae Metalmarks

Calephelis nemesis Fatal Metalmark
Calephelis perditalis Rounded Metalmark
Calephelis rawsoni Rawson's Metalmark

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Danaus eresimus Soldier
Dione moneta Mexican Silverspot
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Dryas iulia Julia Heliconian
Eueides isabella Isabella's Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Euptoieta hegesia Mexican Fritillary
Speyeria cybele Great Spangled Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
Limenitis arthemis astyanax 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Adelpha eulalia Arizona Sister
Marpesia chiron Many-banded Daggerwing
Marpesia petreus Ruddy Daggerwing
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa leilia Empress Leilia
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Biblis hyperia Red Rim
Mestra amymone Common Mestra
Dynamine dyonis Blue-eyed Sailor
Chlosyne janais Crimson Patch
Chlosyne theona Theona Checkerspot
Chlosyne nycteis Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne lacinia Bordered Patch
Dymasia dymas Tiny Checkerspot
Texola elada Elada Checkerspot
Phyciodes graphica Vesta or Graphic Crescent
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Anthanassa tulcis Tulcis Crescent
Anthanassa texana Texan Crescent
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Siproeta stelenes Malachite
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea aidea Tropical Leafwing
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Megisto rubricata Red Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph