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Butterflies of Kansas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 188 butterfly species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Achalarus lyciades Hoary Edge
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Thorybes bathyllus Southern Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis Confused Cloudywing
Staphylus hayhurstii Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Eantis tamenund Northern Sicklewing
Grais stigmaticus Hermit Skipper
Chiomara georgina White-patched Skipper
Erynnis brizo Sleepy Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis martialis Mottled Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae Wild Indigo Duskywing
Erynnis lucilius Columbine Duskywing
Erynnis afranius Afranius Duskywing
Pyrgus communis Common Checkered-Skipper
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Piruna pirus Russet Skipperling
Nastra lherminier Swarthy Skipper
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes aurantiaca Orange Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hesperia uncas Uncas Skipper
Hesperia ottoe Ottoe Skipper
Hesperia leonardus Leonard's Skipper
Hesperia pahaska Pahaska Skipper
Hesperia metea Cobweb Skipper
Hesperia viridis Green Skipper
Hesperia attalus Dotted Skipper
Polites rhesus Rhesus Skipper
Polites peckius Peck's Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites origenes Crossline Skipper
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 hobomok Hobomok Skipper
Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper
Euphyes dion Dion Skipper
Euphyes bimacula Two-spotted Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Atrytonopsis hianna Dusted Skipper
Amblyscirtes aenus Bronze Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes linda Linda's Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes oslari Oslar's Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes nysa Nysa Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes eos Dotted Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes vialis Common Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes belli Bell's Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper
Megathymus yuccae Yucca Giant-Skipper
Megathymus streckeri Strecker's Giant-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Eurytides marcellus Zebra Swallowtail
Papilio machaon Old World Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata Two-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio thoas Thoas Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail
Papilio ornythion Ornythion Swallowtail
Papilio anchisiades Ruby-spotted Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Anthocharis midea Falcate Orangetip
Euchloe olympia Olympia Marble
Appias drusilla Florida White
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Pontia occidentalis Western White
Ascia monuste Great Southern White
Ganyra josephina Giant White
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Zerene cesonia Southern Dogface
Anteos clorinde White Angled-Sulphur
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe Large Orange Sulphur
Phoebis philea Orange-barred Sulphur
Aphrissa statira Statira Sulphur
Kricogonia lyside Lyside Sulphur
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

Lycaena phlaeas American Copper
Lycaena dione Gray Copper
Lycaena hyllus Bronze Copper
Lycaena helloides Purplish Copper
Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Callophrys gryneus Juniper Hairstreak
Callophrys henrici Henry's Elfin
Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium titus Coral Hairstreak
Satyrium acadica Acadian Hairstreak
Satyrium caryaevorus Hickory Hairstreak
Satyrium edwardsii Edwards' Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Satyrium liparops Striped Hairstreak
Phaeostrymon alcestis Soapberry Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis isobeon Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Strymon istapa Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Ministrymon azia Gray Ministreak
Parrhasius m album White-M Hairstreak
Leptotes cassius Cassius Blue
Leptotes marina Marine Blue
Brephidium exilis Western Pygmy-Blue
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Celastrina neglecta Summer Azure
Glaucopsyche lygdamus Silvery Blue
Hemiargus ceraunus Ceraunus Blue
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue
Plebejus melissa Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
Plebejus acmon Acmon Blue
Plebejus lupini Lupine Blue

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Lycorea halia Tiger Mimic-Queen
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Dryas iulia Julia Heliconian
Dryadula phaetusa Banded Orange Heliconian
Eueides isabella Isabella's Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Speyeria diana Diana Fritillary
Speyeria cybele Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria aphrodite Aphrodite Fritillary
Speyeria idalia Regal Fritillary
Speyeria edwardsii Edwards' 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 clyton Tawny Emperor
Mestra amymone Common Mestra
Eunica tatila Florida Purplewing
Chlosyne fulvia Fulvia Checkerspot
Chlosyne nycteis Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checkerspot
Chlosyne lacinia Bordered Patch
Phyciodes graphica Vesta or Graphic Crescent
Phyciodes picta Painted Crescent
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes pulchella Field Crescent
Anthanassa texana Texan Crescent
Euphydryas phaeton Baltimore Checkerspot
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Siproeta stelenes Malachite
Polygonia comma Eastern Comma
Polygonia gracilis Hoary Comma
Polygonia progne Gray Comma
Aglais milberti Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa annabella West Coast Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea aidea Tropical Leafwing
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Enodia anthedon Northern Pearly-eye
Enodia creola Creole Pearly-eye
Cyllopsis gemma Gemmed Satyr
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Megisto rubricata Red Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph