Regional Species Checklists

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Butterflies of Alaska, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 84 butterfly species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Erynnis afranius Afranius Duskywing
Erynnis persius Persius Duskywing
Pyrgus centaureae Grizzled Skipper
Carterocephalus palaemon Arctic Skipper
Hesperia comma Common Branded Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Parnassius eversmanni Eversmann's Parnassian
Parnassius phoebus Phoebus Parnassian
Papilio machaon Old World Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis Canadian Tiger Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Euchloe naina Green Marble
Euchloe ausonides Large Marble
Euchloe creusa Northern Marble
Pieris angelika Arctic White
Pieris marginalis Margined White
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia occidentalis Western White
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
Colias christina Christina Sulphur
Colias hecla Hecla Sulphur
Colias canadensis Canadian Sulphur
Colias tyche Booth's Sulphur
Colias nastes Labrador Sulphur
Colias gigantea Giant Sulphur
Colias palaeno Palaeno Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Lycaena phlaeas American Copper
Lycaena dorcas Dorcas Copper
Lycaena mariposa Mariposa Copper
Callophrys augustinus Brown Elfin
Callophrys polios Hoary Elfin
Cupido amyntula Western Tailed-Blue
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Glaucopsyche lygdamus Silvery Blue
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue
Plebejus idas Northern Blue
Plebejus saepiolus Greenish Blue
Plebejus optilete Cranberry Blue
Plebejus glandon Arctic Blue

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Speyeria zerene Zerene Fritillary
Speyeria atlantis Atlantis Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria mormonia Mormon Fritillary
Boloria alaskensis Mountain Fritillary
Boloria eunomia Bog Fritillary
Boloria selene Silver-bordered Fritillary
Boloria frigga Frigga Fritillary
Boloria improba Dingy Fritillary
Boloria polaris Polaris Fritillary
Boloria freija Freija Fritillary
Boloria natazhati Cryptic Fritillary
Boloria astarte Astarte Fritillary
Boloria chariclea Arctic Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
Phyciodes pulchella Field Crescent
Euphydryas chalcedona Chalcedon Checkerspot
Polygonia satyrus Satyr Comma
Polygonia faunus Green Comma
Polygonia gracilis Hoary Comma
Aglais milberti Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis vaualbum Compton Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Coenonympha tullia Common Ringlet
Erebia rossii Ross' Alpine
Erebia disa Disa Alpine
Erebia mancinus Taiga Alpine
Erebia mackinleyensis Mt. McKinley Alpine
Erebia fasciata Banded Alpine
Erebia epipsodea Common Alpine
Erebia discoidalis Red-disked Alpine
Erebia pawlowskii Yellow-dotted Alpine
Erebia youngi Four-dotted Alpine
Erebia kozhantshikovi Reddish Alpine
Oeneis philipi Philip's Arctic
Oeneis polixenes Polixenes Arctic
Oeneis jutta Jutta Arctic
Oeneis melissa Melissa Arctic
Oeneis alpina Sentinel Arctic
Oeneis bore White-veined Arctic
Oeneis chryxus Chryxus Arctic
Oeneis uhleri Uhler's Arctic