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Butterflies of Florida, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 197 butterfly species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Phocides pigmalion Mangrove Skipper
Proteides mercurius Mercurial Skipper
Epargyreus zestos Zestos Skipper
Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Polygonus leo Hammock Skipper
Polygonus savigny Manuel's Skipper
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus dorantes Dorantes Longtail
Autochton cellus Golden Banded-Skipper
Achalarus lyciades Hoary Edge
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Thorybes bathyllus Southern Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis Confused Cloudywing
Staphylus hayhurstii Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Ephyriades brunnea Florida Duskywing
Erynnis brizo Sleepy Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis martialis Mottled Duskywing
Erynnis zarucco Zarucco Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae Wild Indigo Duskywing
Pyrgus communis Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus albescens White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Nastra lherminier Swarthy Skipper
Nastra neamathla Neamathla Skipper
Cymaenes tripunctus Three-spotted Skipper
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hesperia attalus Dotted Skipper
Hesperia meskei Meske's Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites baracoa Baracoa Skipper
Polites origenes Crossline Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Wallengrenia egeremet Northern Broken-Dash
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Atrytone arogos Arogos Skipper
Anatrytone logan Delaware Skipper
Problema byssus Byssus Skipper
Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Poanes aaroni Aaron's Skipper
Poanes yehl Yehl Skipper
Euphyes pilatka Palatka Skipper
Euphyes berryi Berry's Skipper
Euphyes dion Dion Skipper
Euphyes dukesi Dukes' Skipper
Euphyes arpa Palmetto Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Atrytonopsis hianna Dusted Skipper
Atrytonopsis loammi Loammi Skipper
Amblyscirtes hegon Pepper and Salt Skipper
Amblyscirtes reversa Reversed Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes aesculapius Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes vialis Common Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes alternata Dusky Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes belli Bell's Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Oligoria maculata Twin-spot Skipper
Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper
Panoquina panoquin Salt Marsh Skipper
Panoquina panoquinoides Obscure Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper
Nyctelius nyctelius Violet-banded Skipper
Megathymus yuccae Yucca Giant-Skipper
Megathymus cofaqui Cofaqui Giant-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Battus polydamas Polydamas Swallowtail
Eurytides marcellus Zebra Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio palamedes Palamedes Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail
Papilio aristodemus Schaus' Swallowtail
Papilio andraemon Bahaman Swallowtail
Papilio androgeus Androgeus 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
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Zerene cesonia Southern Dogface
Anteos maerula Yellow Angled-Sulphur
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe Large Orange Sulphur
Phoebis philea Orange-barred Sulphur
Aphrissa statira Statira Sulphur
Aphrissa neleis Pink-spot Sulphur
Aphrissa orbis Orbed Sulphur
Kricogonia lyside Lyside Sulphur
Eurema daira Barred Yellow
Eurema boisduvaliana Boisduval's Yellow
Pyrisitia messalina Shy Yellow
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Pyrisitia nise Mimosa Yellow
Pyrisitia dina Dina Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Callophrys hesseli Hessel's Hairstreak
Callophrys gryneus Juniper Hairstreak
Callophrys augustinus Brown Elfin
Callophrys irus Frosted Elfin
Callophrys henrici Henry's Elfin
Callophrys niphon Eastern Pine Elfin
Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium titus Coral Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Satyrium kingi King's Hairstreak
Satyrium liparops Striped Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon simaethis Silver-banded Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon maesites Amethyst Hairstreak
Electrostrymon sangala Ruddy Hairstreak
Electrostrymon angelia Fulvous Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Strymon martialis Martial Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon istapa Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon acis Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon limenia Disguised Scrub-Hairstreak
Ministrymon azia Gray Ministreak
Parrhasius m album White-M Hairstreak
Leptotes cassius Cassius Blue
Brephidium pseudofea Eastern Pygmy-Blue
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Celastrina neglecta Summer Azure
Hemiargus ceraunus Ceraunus Blue
Cyclargus thomasi Miami Blue
Cyclargus ammon Nickerbean Blue

Riodinidae Metalmarks

Calephelis virginiensis Little Metalmark

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Danaus eresimus Soldier
Lycorea halia Tiger Mimic-Queen
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Dryas iulia Julia Heliconian
Dryadula phaetusa Banded Orange Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Speyeria cybele Great Spangled Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
Limenitis arthemis astyanax 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Marpesia chiron Many-banded Daggerwing
Marpesia petreus Ruddy Daggerwing
Marpesia eleuchea Antillean Daggerwing
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Eunica tatila Florida Purplewing
Eunica monima Dingy Purplewing
Hamadryas amphichloe Pale Cracker
Diaethria clymena Cramer's Eighty-eight
Chlosyne nycteis Silvery Checkerspot
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Anthanassa frisia Cuban Crescent
Anthanassa texana Texan Crescent
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Junonia genoveva Mangrove Buckeye
Junonia evarete Tropical Buckeye
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Anartia chrysopelea Caribbean Peacock
Siproeta stelenes Malachite
Polygonia comma Eastern Comma
Nymphalis vaualbum Compton Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea troglodyta floridalis Florida Leafwing
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Enodia portlandia Southern Pearly-eye
Enodia creola Creole Pearly-eye
Satyrodes appalachia Appalachian Brown
Cyllopsis gemma Gemmed Satyr
Neonympha areolatus Georgia Satyr
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Megisto viola Viola's Wood-Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph