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Butterflies of Maine, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 119 butterfly species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Thorybes bathyllus Southern Cloudywing
Erynnis icelus Dreamy Duskywing
Erynnis brizo Sleepy Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae Wild Indigo Duskywing
Erynnis persius Persius Duskywing
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Carterocephalus palaemon Arctic Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Thymelicus lineola European Skipper
Hesperia comma Common Branded Skipper
Hesperia leonardus Leonard's Skipper
Hesperia metea Cobweb Skipper
Hesperia sassacus Indian Skipper
Polites peckius Peck's Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites origenes Crossline Skipper
Polites mystic Long Dash
Wallengrenia egeremet Northern Broken-Dash
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Anatrytone logan Delaware Skipper
Poanes hobomok Hobomok Skipper
Poanes massasoit Mulberry Wing
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Euphyes conspicua Black Dash
Euphyes bimacula Two-spotted Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Amblyscirtes hegon Pepper and Salt Skipper
Amblyscirtes vialis Common Roadside-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Pieris oleracea Mustard White
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Colias interior Pink-edged Sulphur
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe Large Orange Sulphur
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Lycaena phlaeas American Copper
Lycaena hyllus Bronze Copper
Lycaena epixanthe Bog Copper
Lycaena dorcas Dorcas Copper
Callophrys hesseli Hessel's Hairstreak
Callophrys gryneus Juniper Hairstreak
Callophrys augustinus Brown Elfin
Callophrys polios Hoary Elfin
Callophrys irus Frosted Elfin
Callophrys henrici Henry's Elfin
Callophrys niphon Eastern Pine Elfin
Callophrys eryphon Western Pine Elfin
Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium titus Coral Hairstreak
Satyrium acadica Acadian Hairstreak
Satyrium edwardsii Edwards' Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Satyrium liparops Striped Hairstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Erora laeta Early Hairstreak
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Celastrina lucia Northern Azure
Celastrina neglecta Summer Azure
Glaucopsyche lygdamus Silvery Blue
Plebejus idas Northern Blue
Plebejus saepiolus Greenish Blue
Plebejus glandon Arctic Blue

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Speyeria cybele Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria aphrodite Aphrodite Fritillary
Speyeria idalia Regal Fritillary
Speyeria atlantis Atlantis Fritillary
Boloria eunomia Bog Fritillary
Boloria selene Silver-bordered Fritillary
Boloria bellona Meadow Fritillary
Boloria frigga Frigga Fritillary
Boloria chariclea Arctic Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
Limenitis arthemis astyanax 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Chlosyne nycteis Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne harrisii Harris' Checkerspot
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes cocyta Northern Crescent
Phyciodes batesii Tawny Crescent
Euphydryas phaeton Baltimore Checkerspot
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Polygonia comma Eastern Comma
Polygonia satyrus Satyr Comma
Polygonia faunus Green Comma
Polygonia gracilis Hoary Comma
Polygonia progne Gray Comma
Aglais milberti Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis vaualbum Compton Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Enodia anthedon Northern Pearly-eye
Satyrodes eurydice Eyed Brown
Satyrodes appalachia Appalachian Brown
Coenonympha tullia Common Ringlet
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Oeneis polixenes Polixenes Arctic
Oeneis jutta Jutta Arctic
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph