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Butterflies and Moths of Highland County, Ohio, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 86 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Achalarus lyciades Hoary Edge
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Thorybes bathyllus Southern Cloudywing
Erynnis icelus Dreamy Duskywing
Erynnis brizo Sleepy Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae Wild Indigo Duskywing
Nastra lherminier Swarthy Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Hesperia leonardus Leonard's Skipper
Hesperia metea Cobweb Skipper
Polites peckius Peck's Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Wallengrenia egeremet Northern Broken-Dash
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Amblyscirtes hegon Pepper and Salt Skipper
Amblyscirtes vialis Common Roadside-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Eurytides marcellus Zebra Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Anthocharis midea Falcate Orangetip
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Lycaena hyllus Bronze Copper
Callophrys gryneus Juniper Hairstreak
Callophrys henrici Henry's Elfin
Callophrys niphon Eastern Pine Elfin
Satyrium titus Coral Hairstreak
Satyrium caryaevorus Hickory Hairstreak
Satyrium edwardsii Edwards' Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Erora laeta Early Hairstreak
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Celastrina neglecta Summer Azure
Celastrina nigra Dusky Azure
Celastrina neglectamajor Appalachian Azure

Riodinidae Metalmarks

Calephelis borealis Northern Metalmark

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Speyeria cybele Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria aphrodite Aphrodite Fritillary
Speyeria idalia Regal Fritillary
Boloria bellona Meadow Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
Limenitis arthemis astyanax 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Chlosyne nycteis Silvery Checkerspot
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes cocyta Northern Crescent
Euphydryas phaeton Baltimore Checkerspot
Polygonia comma Eastern Comma
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Enodia anthedon Northern Pearly-eye
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Automeris io Io moth
Hemileuca maia Eastern buckmoth
Actias luna Luna moth
Antheraea polyphemus Polyphemus moth
Callosamia angulifera Tuliptree silkmoth
Citheronia regalis Royal Walnut Moth
Dryocampa rubicunda Rosy maple moth
Eacles imperialis Imperial moth
Sphingicampa bicolor Bicolored honey locust moth
Sphingicampa bisecta Bisected honey locust moth

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Hypercompe scribonia Great Leopard Moth

Megalopygidae Flannel Moths

Norape ovina White Flannel Moth

Lasiocampidae Lasiocampid Moths

Malacosoma americanum Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth