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Butterflies and Moths of Collin County, Texas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 99 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Staphylus hayhurstii Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Eantis tamenund Northern Sicklewing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae Wild Indigo Duskywing
Pyrgus communis Common Checkered-Skipper
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Wallengrenia egeremet Northern Broken-Dash
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Anatrytone logan Delaware Skipper
Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper
Euphyes dion Dion Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Amblyscirtes eos Dotted Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes vialis Common Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes alternata Dusky Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes belli Bell's Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Zerene cesonia Southern Dogface
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Eurema mexicana Mexican Yellow
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Phaeostrymon alcestis Soapberry Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis astyanax 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Mestra amymone Common Mestra
Chlosyne nycteis Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checkerspot
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Anthanassa texana Texan Crescent
Euphydryas phaeton Baltimore Checkerspot
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea aidea Tropical Leafwing
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Cyllopsis gemma Gemmed Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Automeris io Io moth
Actias luna Luna moth
Sphingicampa bicolor Bicolored honey locust moth

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Agrius cingulata Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca rustica Rustic sphinx
Eumorpha achemon Achemon sphinx
Hemaris diffinis Snowberry Clearwing
Hyles lineata White-lined Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx

Notodontidae Prominents

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Spodoptera ornithogalli Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
Cosmia calami American dun-bar Moth
Schinia rivulosa Ragweed Flower Moth
Alypia octomaculata Eight-spotted Forester

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Estigmene acrea Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Euerythra phasma Red-tailed Specter
Grammia arge Arge Tiger Moth
Ascalapha odorata Black Witch
Caenurgina crassiuscula Clover Looper Moth
Zale lunata Lunate Zale

Crambidae Crambid Snout Moths

Udea rubigalis Celery Leaftier Moth

Geometridae Geometer Moths, Looper Moths

Prochoerodes lineola Large Maple Spanworm Moth

Lasiocampidae Lasiocampid Moths

Malacosoma disstria Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth